Make 2013 a Year of Gratitude - GIVEAWAY

Record three simple things you're grateful for every single day for one year.  See what happens.Keep Roses on your nightstand and make 2013 a year of gratitude.You can enter to win Stop and Blog the Roses, the book/calendar/gratitude journal, at ChickLitPlus.com until Dec 31. Here is the link ~ http://chicklitplus.com/giveaway-stop-blog-roses-fern-ronay-2/...more

Today's Gratitude List

It's good to stop, sometimes, and take a quick inventory of the things in your life for which you're grateful at that moment in time. In no particular order, here is my own gratitude list for this moment in time. Catching up with a good friend over a delicious dinner and lingering for hours over coffee. My family, who sent us an enormous and very generous parcel of Christmas goodies to be unwrapped and enjoyed on the 25th. Anticipation! ...more

Getting to Gratitude and Happiness

 Gratitude.  It’s so much of what the holiday season is about – and if we’re lucky and intentional – we create ways of showing our gratitude for the life we have throughout the year....more

A Messy Kind of Gratitude

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Thoughts on Aging: Red Hat or Grumpy Old Bitch?

Something happened to me when I turned 40 – I started thinking about death, as well as getting old – which isn’t too hard when your bones ache and your vision gets worse overnight! It’s been a bit of a spin-out thinking about this stuff, but it is what it is – I’m only going to get older and die at some point after all....more
I've decided that I'm going to be like Betty White when I get older. I want to be that sassy old ...more

Today's Gratitude List

It's good to stop, sometimes, and take a quick inventory of the things in your life for which you're grateful at that moment in time. In no particular order, here is my own gratitude list for this moment in time. Delivering a successful Italian presentation, earning an A in Italian I, and finding out that Italian II is going ahead despite there being only four students who wish to take the course in January. Yay all around! The many, many, many wonderful restaurants in my city. ...more

An Attitude of Gratitude Makes for a Happier Life

By Irene Ross, CHHC, AADP, certified nutrition and wellness coach Most of us think about gratitude during the holidays, but then forget about it shortly after New Year's. Consistent gratitude could be the key to raising your happiness threshold, however....more

Dr. Romance Video: On Spreading Kindness

If video doesn't load, click here.Kindness is the lubrication for life, love and relationships. When you spread kindness, it comes back in many ways, and it’s the foundation of happiness. "Dr. Romance" shows how kindness works and why it’s important to learn to live kindly, even in today’s cynical age.Dr. Romance on spreading kindness...more