Grateful for Millennials

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Last week, I had the opportunity to speak to more than 100 Millennials — high school juniors and seniors — about gratitude and how to write thank you notes. It was a gratifying experience. Millennials today. Despite generational stereotypes, each one actively listened, participated, asked probing questions and responded to my questions. They were engaged. I did not see one cell … Read More

The Gratitude Jar

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Start your own Gratitude Movement at home! After a recent speaking engagement, one of the attendees, Stacy, shared with me that she and her husband started a Gratitude Jar. Every day they each write a grateful thought on a slip of paper, date it, and drop it in the jar. It could be an ‘in the moment’ thank you such as … Read More

Grateful Teens–No Oxymoron

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 I have a surefire way to create grateful teenagers. Send them to an island with no running water, no electricity, no indoor plumbing, very few trucks and even fewer cars for two months in the middle of summer. And did I mention no fast food? Remove the internet, cell phone, shower/tub, toilet, hair dryer, washing machine and mom, dryer, dishwasher, … Read More

Grateful Kids–Thanksgiving Turkey!

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“I need help teaching my kids to be more grateful. When are you going to write a thank you book for kids?” This is a question I hear often. 21 Reasons to Say Thank You for Kids will be available in 2016. To help us get it right, kids are contributing to the book. We’re happy to say that 20% of profits will go … Read More