30 Days of Gratitude: Day 29

Three good things. I’m grateful for family, and for the way that they’re always there even during times when we aren’t physically together. I’m grateful for the way that all of us, in our family, have such different personalities and perspectives and paths that we’re following. I’m grateful for our home, with a solid roof […]

30 Days of Gratitude: Day 27

Compliment a stranger. I scheduled a late grocery delivery because our Thanksgiving Day plans had changed (last minute). Grocery shopping isn’t my favorite thing to do, and the though of going to the store was terrifying considering how busy they would be the day before Thanksgiving. If the store is out of something, someone will […]

30 Days of Gratitude: Day 22

Practice pausing. Instructions: Today, whenever you’re waiting for something, resist the urge to pull out your phone to fill the time. Instead, practice pausing: take several deep, mindful breaths, allowing yourself to feel what it’s like to fully inhale. I had a cleaning appointment, at the dentist, today. I arrived a little early and sat […]