6 Steps to a Happier 2018

LaDonna GreinerGrateful Living, Workplace2 Comments

Are you facing 2018 feeling stretched too thin?  Are the demands at work and home weighing heavy?  Not enough hours in the day to accomplish all you need to do?  Maybe it is time you gave yourself a gift that you and others will appreciate. Continue the Christmas spirit and give yourself the gift of time. Time for you and … Read More

Grateful for Millennials

LaDonna GreinerGrateful Kids, Grateful Living, Workplace2 Comments

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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

Happy or Sad? It’s All Good!

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Last week we talked about motivators. At the time, I didn’t know how much I would need my own advice. It’s been a rough week. An emotional roller coaster. We all have them from time to time. Days when we are filled with mixed emotions. Happiness and sorrow. Grief and relief. Frustration and gratefulness. And while positive motivation is great, … Read More

Happiness in 2016!

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Would you rather make a resolution or receive a reward? Reward suggests you are receiving or giving money or payment for something good that’s been done. Rewards elicit happy feelings of gratitude. A resolution indicates you are solving a problem, making a promise (you probably won’t keep resulting in discouragement and guilt). I’d much prefer rewards over resolutions, wouldn’t you? … Read More