The Gift of Precision: iPhone and Android

In this month of gratitude, today I give thanks for ... enough. Delivering exactly what's required in any situation with absolute precision ... that is a beautiful and deceptively simple thing. ...more
Thanks for the comments, everyone. Still can't figure out how to get my phone alarm to SNOOZE ...more

The Secret Power Of Thank You

Saying thank you can save your life....more

The Magic Word

On a perfect day I wake up, I come back from that place I go when I sleep and dream. I feel my body, I am in it, and it is wholly mine. It is at this moment, before I open my eyes, I say, “Thanks”. As a child they always said the magic word was ‘please’ but I always thought that they got it backwards. The way I saw it ‘thanks’ was so much more magical then please ever was. ‘Please’ was polite and well mannered, it was noted and respected. But ‘thanks’ true gratitude, it opened doors. It opened hearts and minds. It made a deeper connection....more

Your Brain on Gratitude

Over the summer, I started to realize I'd become kind of a drag. I was tired all the time, not very interested in anything, and easily irritated. There was no good reason for me to be so grumpy. I was just kind of burned out. It had to change....more

Thanks For The Memory

Remember when some of us (me) used to laugh at the old folk losing their memories?As we knew then, as does every teenager know now, its a matter of willpower and desire to remember things. You don’t just lose your ability to recall stuff.You just don’t.Do you?Do I what?Let me go back to the beginning of this post to see if I can recall what I’m supposed to be writing about....more

The 50-Year-Old Gratitude List

November appears to have become “Gratitude Month” and that’s a nice thing. I’ll gladly jump on this bandwagon though I try to be grateful all year round. This year gave me a lot of opportunities to think about all that I am thankful for. I turned 50 this year and was rather shocked by all of the people who asked me if I was upset about getting older. Really? I’m thrilled that I’m getting older in that it means that I’m still here annoying the people I love and anyone who disagrees with me....more

Past Trish wasn't always so nice

It has been a long, busy, crazy day, so I think I'll default to the list format today rather than go full-on essay on yo buns.Today I am grateful for:Courage -- Being fearless enough to take on a freelance job that is absolutely bonkers --  and not in a ha-ha sorta way. A few years ago I might have written this off but now I'm up to the challenge....more

Magnitude of the Heart Precludes

Language and Literature night started out with poetry, and turned into playing with rhyming words and trying to make something of it - all around Gratitude - which makes me smile even more.I can't load my video in this format for some reason. But here is a link to my blog where the video is posted...    ...more
@Cindyhuber Thank you - it was! I swear, we are such dorks. But we have so much fun.more

10 Ways to Express Your Gratitude to Clients and Colleagues

Gratitude is a worthwhile daily practice.  The words “thank you” are so simple to say and can have such a huge impact on others.  There is no better time than now to tell people you’re grateful for that they matter to you and have made a difference.  With Thanksgiving and the holiday season on the way, opportunities abound to express your sentiments of gratitude. First, make a list of all the people you are most grateful for. These are all the people you are glad to have in your life.  ...more
Great article, thank you!  I will be sharing with my friends.more

30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving: Day 1 (Thankful Thursday)

Thursday is the day when I pause to take a few minutes and just soak in all the blessings which have been poured over me during the past week. For the month of November I am going to focus on giving thanks for each of the blessings in my life. Each day will include a post listing at few things I am thankful for....more
Awww... thank you!  I am thankful for you and your encouragment also!more