The Gift They’ll Never Forget!

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Now is the season when we are expected to buy the perfect gift! We search online, at the mall and in catalogs trying to find the gift best gift possible. And, if you are like me, you end up spending hours of time and money only to feel that you’ve fallen short of the mark. Would you like to give … Read More

Grateful People – Why We Like Them!

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There is a reason why grateful people are more likable than others. They take time to step back and put others before themselves—in a healthy way. Last time we talked about how gratitude can make you more likable. But WHY do we like grateful people? 1. Grateful people make good teammates. They pitch in with a sense of gratitude and … Read More

5 Ways Gratitude Makes You More Likable

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Are you the person people feel drawn to? The person who makes everyone feel at ease and welcome? The one everyone enjoys being around? Do you know someone like this? Maybe it is you. If not, it could be. How can we do this? One way is to be grateful. Developing an attitude of gratitude leads to a more likable … Read More

3 Reasons to Thank Your Kids

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The end of the school year is around the corner. Working parents juggle camps, day care, and visits to the grandparents while the stay-at-home parent prepares for a summer of activities, pool and park time, and moments of boredom—for the kids, I mean.  That’s the reason now is a good time to think about the things you love about your … Read More

5 Ways Gratefulness Can Change Your Life!

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Eight months ago I was laid off. In one day, our household income dropped more than 80 percent. Tough break? You bet! What seemed like a setback became a blessing. In between the job search, phone calls, and interviews, I discovered books and articles about gratitude and started reading . Several scientific studies, conducted over the past fifteen years, prove what … Read More