12 Little (and Big) Things to Be Grateful for in Life

When we are grateful, we have made a choice for positivity. In fact, feeling grateful increases our happiness by 25 percent as discovered by Robert Emmons, PhD, a scientific expert on gratitude. Yet, for many of us, gratitude doesn’t come easy. We may forget about it or not feel so grateful when we are going through […]

How to Teach Your Children Gratitude

You’ve lost sleep, energy, mental clarity and countless personal freedoms. Your word recall and patience are at an all-time low. There are times when those kids of yours get on your very last nerve, and you pray you won’t lose your mind. Yet every single day you are so achingly grateful for them it takes […]

5 Ways to Feel Happier in the Next 5 Minutes

By Marcus Clarke Stress is a constant factor in many people’s lives. With the right tools, though, those who feel stressed can create a better mentality in as little as five minutes. While five minutes may seem like an insignificant amount of time to reduce stress, these activities can have a positive impact on mental […]

How to Create a 30-Day Gratitude Journal and Feel Happier

“Every night list five things that you are grateful for. What it will begin to do is change your perspective of your day and your life.” ~Oprah Winfrey By Erin Scott Are you thankful for what you have? You may compare yourself to others—thinking that they are richer, wiser and more successful than you are. […]

100 Ways to Express Gratitude and Boost Happiness

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~William Arthur Ward Expressing your gratitude towards others is one of the biggest gifts you can give to them. As we show our thankfulness to family, friends, acquaintances and strangers, our hearts expand and we lift each other up. Research […]

20 Ways to Practice Gratitude for a Happier Life

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” ~Cicero To be grateful is to be happier. However, when we experience a job loss, divorce, loss of a loved one is when it’s not so easy to see the good. These are the times, though, when practicing gratitude is most […]