10 Ways to Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

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Cooking is a creative outlet for me; a chance to experiment and indulge in luscious food. In the last 31 years, have yet to make a turkey for Thanksgiving or any other time of year!  That’s one of the few culinary tasks I delegate to my husband so that I am free to focus on all the other yummy sides and desserts.  After all, my husband has some mad turkey cooking skills! Over the years, he’s smoked them, baked them in brown paper bags, and even prepared them in the crock pot! For the last few years, our turkeys have … Read More

6 Obstacles To A Life Bursting with Gratitude

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Change follows a shift in thinking. Without a shift in your thinking, the odds are good that even with tremendous willpower you will drift back to your old ways. Beliefs are woven intricately into the tapestry of your life, making them hard to put your finger on, hard to isolate and identify. And tricky to see all that your thread of thought is connected to. As a coach, there is nothing more rewarding then witnessing a shift in a client’s thinking. That “Ah ha” moment is priceless! I get just as tickled when working with my own coach and the … Read More

Which of these Four Not-So-Great Attitude Symptoms Do You Have?

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Illustration of a female doctor peering into a male patient's mouth

It is that Thanksgiving time of year again! People are hustling to prepare brag worthy meals. Relatives and treasured friends are frantically traveling by planes, trains, and cars to gather together. Others are relishing time off of work and the abundance of football games to watch. In all the frantic activity, it is easy to forget to be thankful – to have a heart of gratitude. How do you know when gratitude is missing? You don’t have a great attitude! Gratitude = a great attitude! Ingratitude = a not-so-great attitude Wondering if you have the ingratitude bug? Which of these … Read More