100 Happy Days: Making every day, a better day

Three Reminders for today:1. Speak Kindly: Our words influence our thoughts and the thoughts of others. Share your positive outlook with the people around you and it will not only improve your mood, but it will improve theirs too....more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 38

At the top of today's gratitude list is BlogHer '14... because I've been anticipating the event for almost a year, and now it's finally time to start counting down for real! ...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 37

Over the past couple of months we've been financially stretched due to a whole bunch of extraordinary expenses - some planned, some unexpected... some good, some bad... some fabulous, some terrible. ...more
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Gratitude vs. Mindfulness

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Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 36

Today, nature fills me with gratitude... because the day lilies in our back alley have blossomed, and they're gorgeous! ...more

Tearful, Joyful Gratitude

I pause, stopping  tense business, the gardening, chores, the typing  to think of what I am grateful for. As soon as the word gratitude rises up, tears spring to my eyes because I am acutely aware of the fragility of life after almost loosing a daughter in childbirth and now a younger brother-in-law soon to cancer...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 35

This week has been a roller coaster of emotions ranging from anxiety about getting the house ready for company in the midst of concerns about Grisabella's worsening health, to joy at seeing and being able to spend many days with my sister and friend, to heartbreak over the loss of our sweet Grisabella, to contented enjoyment of the sights of my city and gorgeous summer ...more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 6/15/14

One of the best ways to have perspective, for me, is to remember the things I'm grateful for. There have been times when I've gotten stuck in negativity that I've done a quick gratitude list (in my head or with another) and started on the path of releasing that negativity. Gratitude lists help me to remember what's beautiful and to remain present in my life.Each week, Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad is a way for me to share a few of the things I'm grateful for with others....more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 34

Happy Father's Day to my smart and wonderful dad! You are number one on my gratitude list today for so many reasons, topped by your unfailing strength of character and personal ethics. Thank you for setting such a great example for me - I am grateful I can call you Dad. ...more