Inner Peace & Gratitude

Is your glass half empty or half full?  Most of us aren’t hard-wired to see the positive side of things, to be grateful for what we have in our lives, the things we’ve accomplished, or to see how we add value to the lives of others.  I’ll admit there was a time when it was very difficult to live in a state of gratitude for the things and people I had in my life. First world problems right?  But it’s all[Read more]

How to Reduce Stress this Holiday with Gratitude

When I was a kid, I loved watching the Muppet Movies.  The year I turned eleven, my mom took my sister and me to see the Muppet’s Christmas Carol.  This was my very first exposure to the classic Dickens story.  I loved Kermit and his little family, and I remember being terrified of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. In the film, Scrooge says to his nephew, “What right how you to be merry?  You’re poor enough.” To which[Read more]