Grateful - Gratitude Journal

An old high school friend had started a Grateful/Gratitude Journal. This was probably two years ago. She had survived a car accident. She went through a lot as a result of that accident. So, she started a Grateful Journal. She actually did it with her son. I always thought it was a wonderful thing to do, but had never made the time to do it myself....more

4 Tips for Creating An Attitude of Gratitude

"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."- The Little PrinceLife is for learning: how often have you heard this or a similar sentiment, doing your best to suss out what that means, or filing it away entirely?...more


I am an active duty soldier standing guard this Memorial Day.  My day is Armed Forces Day.  Do not thank me today.  Today is not my day.I am a veteran who served with pride.  My day is Veterans Day.  Do not thank me today.  Today is not my day.I am a sailor at rest deep beneath the sea in the Arizona.  Remember me today.  Today is my day.I am a soldier asleep in the fields of Normandy.  I never made it home.  Cry for me.  Today is my day....more

Encouraging Gratitude in the Workplace

Focusing on gratitude should, also, include gratitude in the workplace.If you are an employee or have employees that are unhappy, it impacts so many things - work production, team morale, customer service, the list can go and on.I'm thankful to work in an environment that recognizes and actively reflects an attitude of gratitude on a regular basis....more



Blue Moon

 Last week I headed out after work to a house concert in Montpelier, the town where my offi...more

Acknowledgements to the women intereviewed for the "Loving the Pregnant You" book

The Loving the Pregnant You book would not be possible without all the women who told me their pregnancy and childbirth stories!...more


There is a popular television commercial where people with mounting issues press an "Easy Button" and all their problems just vanish. There are so many days in my life I wish a big red button named Easy would show up to provide relief....more

Who Are You Trying to Impress?

Mike Robbins...more