gratitude

What Sylvia Plath taught me about Happiness

I recently finished reading The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. It was a beautifully-written, tragic tale of a young woman battling her own demons along with those inherent to all whom embrace this human condition. With witty prose and subtly didactic dialog, Ms. Plath truly created something magnificent before she took her life at the […]

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Gratitude: Moving art

Living in a world of constant stimuli makes it easy to miss so many sources of joy that are always surrounding us. This wonderfully narrated video full of captivating imagery compels you to stop and really soak in everything around you. Be mindful of the beauty in every direction, but more importantly, be thankful for […]

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How to Stop Beating Yourself Up and Start Loving Yourself More

This post was inspired by Tara Brach’s awesome guided meditations on self-love. You feel this sinking anxiety. This fear. It comes in and out throughout your day anytime you have a moment silence. It’s a very subtle, dull pain. Like a bad roommate, it’s bearable most of the time as long as you shut it […]

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How I Found Gratitude in a Bowl of Stew

It’s true. I found gratitude while eating a bowl of beef stew.

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