We come across so many people in our daily routine who help support our lives. Postal workers bring our mail to us, rain or shine. Baristas serve us our favorite coffee blend. Crossing guards keep our children safe. Police and firefighters protect our community. Try this: Thank someone this week who helps support your life. […]
What can make you happier? Practicing gratitude, according to gratitude expert, Robert Emmons, PhD. His research shows that it can increase a person’s happiness by 25%. He found that grateful people experience higher levels of positive emotions such as joy, enthusiasm, love, happiness and optimism. One of the simplest ways to practice gratitude is by […]
George (Adam Sandler), in the movie, Funny People, says grace at a “friend’s thanksgiving.” He encourages his friends to enjoy and cherish this time in their lives. His humbling expression of gratitude for the times of our lives brings to light the importance of enjoying all life’s moments.
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 […]
By Jennifer Landis 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 […]