Valentine’s Day.

Sometimes it is easier to think of being grateful for a loved one on a special holiday. Somehow it forces us to remember the good and the positivity - or at least to try. Sometimes there is disappointment in the amount of effort your partner puts in, or remembering a past disappointment. But, it truly … Continue reading Valentine’s Day.

Relationships.

It can be hard to remember gratitude in relationships. Things we previously found endearing, were easily willing to do for, or would put up with from the other person can become frustrating annoyances. Small irritations are easily brushed off in the beginning phase of a relationship. Soon, though, repeatedly picking up towels from the floor … Continue reading Relationships.

Consider meditation.

Many people have thoughts about the term "meditation". Some don't buy into it, some feel they don't have the time, some feel they never could, some feel they would never want to, etc. This article provides a nice commentary from a few people on why they love meditation, with a message that just having some … Continue reading Consider meditation.

The Gratitude Diaries

Pick up a copy of The Gratitude Diaries by Janice Kaplan this week! The book takes a research based and personal look at ways to add gratitude into your life, and the tremendous personal benefit! I really enjoyed this read! https://www.amazon.com/Gratitude-Diaries-Looking-Bright-Transform/dp/1101984147/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1518369667&sr=8-1&keywords=gratitude+diaries&dpID=51D%252Bnd8O4DL&preST=SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40&dpSrc=srch  

Budget meals.

It is easy to be negative about weight loss and healthy living with all of the costly promotions out there for foods, weight loss products, supplements, etc. I frequently hear complaints of the cost of weight loss being too high. The good news is it simply does not have to be that way!  Clean and … Continue reading Budget meals.