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

3 frustrating holiday situation solutions

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It’s no secret — the holidays can be some of the most stressful times of the year. However, you can eliminate or, at least, reduce the stress by channeling your thoughts and emotions in a positive direction. 1.    Waiting in long lines at checkout. It seems like no matter that line I select, it’s the slowest one in the entire … 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

Gratitude or Fear?

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In the shadow of the Paris terrorist attacks, many gathered across the nation to honor generous volunteers, philanthropist, companies, and fundraisers at National Philanthropy Day. These generous honorees have helped thousands of people in need in their communities and across the world. They are givers. Giving the time, treasure, and talent to help others with a hand up. From children … Read More