Gratitude: More than Just an Attitude

Practical activities to help build your gratitude practice Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. —Melody Beattie It’s easy to forget that gratitude is more than just an idea to drag out and dust off for the holidays, although Thanksgiving (here in the U.S. and belatedly for…

15 Ways to Live Optimistically

Increasing positivity, hope, and optimism in your life and the lives of your loved ones Some of us are wired to be optimistic and cheerful, even in the face of unrelenting challenges and obstacles. Others have to make a conscious effort to focus the positive. Wherever you are on this continuum, here are a few…

8 Ways to Live in Gratitude

Tips for making your life more rich and positive. • Enjoy the beauty, richness, love, and opportunities that already exist in your life. • Express appreciation to people who do or give nice things to you. (Even if you receive a gift you don’t particularly like, you can still acknowledge the positive qualities of the…

Silver Linings

The up side of down times Imagine a world in which there were no unnecessary tragedies—not because negative events did not occur, but because we recognize that these occurrences may have been necessary to open the way for some greater blessings to happen. One of the greatest challenges in life is learning to see the…

An Attitude of Gratitude with Judy Lawrence, M.S.Ed.

Magic, miracles and synchronicity Episode Summary: Make a few minutes for gratitude and appreciation today. Dr. Jane Bluestein talks with co-author Judy Lawrence about their book, Magic, Miracles, and Synchronicity, and the various dimensions of gratitude that can enrich your life.

Book: Magic, Miracles and Synchronicity

A Journal of Gratitude and Awareness by Dr. Jane Bluestein, Judy Lawrence, M.S.Ed. & SJ Sanchez, M.P.A. Keep your focus on the positive!  This life-affirming book will inspire you to reflect upon and document your feelings of gratitude and appreciation for the gifts of intuitive insights, “coincidences,” beauty, growth, accomplishment, help and support, and day-to-day miracles…

36 Things You Can Do to Feel Great!

Practical ideas that can change your perspective and mood It doesn’t take much and it doesn’t take long to show yourself a little love. Let’s quit putting everybody else first all the time. Sure, some of these suggestions involve doing something nice for someone else, but the point of this exercise is to choose something that will…