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Gratitude

Accessing the Power of Gratitude The practice of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been in the mainstream for years. Long-term studies support gratitude’s effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, greater health, peak performance in sports and business, a higher sense of well-being, and a faster rate of recovery from surgery. But while we may acknowledge gratitude’s many benefits, it still can be difficult to sustain. So many of us are trained to notice what is broken, undone or lacking in our lives. And for gratitude to meet its full healing potential in our lives, it needs to become more than just a Thanksgiving word. We have to learn a new way of looking at things, a new habit. And that can take some time. That’s why practicing gratitude makes so much sense. When we practice giving thanks for all we have, instead of complaining about what we lack, we give ourselves the chance to see all of life as an opportunity and a blessing. Remember that gratitude isn’t a blindly optimistic approach in which the bad things in life are whitewashed or ignored. It’s more a matter of where we put our focus and attention. Pain and injustice exist in this world, but when we focus on the gifts of life, we gain a feeling of well-being. Gratitude balances us and gives us hope. There are many things to be grateful for: colorful autumn leaves, legs that work, friends who listen and really hear, chocolate, fresh eggs, warm jackets, tomatoes, the ability to read, roses, our health, butterflies. What’s on your list? Some Ways to Practice Gratitude •     Keep a gratitude journal in which you list things for which you are thankful. You can make daily, weekly or monthly lists. Greater [...]

That pain in your neck might not be your Mother In-law…

It might be issues with your throat chakra! Want to learn how to be in your body!? How to feel like you are connected and grounded? Then my new workbook is for YOU!!! “Your Energy System Activity Workbook” It is coming soon!  I am having so much fun creating this workbook.  I think it will be super easy to dive right in for anyone and everyone.  I know you will have great results and an impact on how you feel, act and relate to the world and to yourself. This workbook will guide you through exercises, visualizations and reflection to really become aware of how your energy system and you are in relationship.  When you are powered up and all your energy systems are glowing and connected and you are able to send and receive energy to power and heal your body, mind and soul —you will feel AMAZING! So if you are intrigued by this workbook or just curious about what I am up to…go to my current website and sign up in the newsletter box.  When I am ready to release this baby I will drop you a note and you can grab your copy.