by Gratitude Girl, Vanessa Lowry Sometimes you don’t realize something is gone until it returns. I’m grateful that I’m regaining my “muchness.” I saw the movie Alice in Wonderland recently and Johnny Depp’s character, The Mad Hatter, says to Alice, “You used to be much more… ‘muchier.’ You’ve lost your muchness.” I think we are … More Regaining My Muchness
A gratefulness practice while you are at the dentist? Read how Carolyn’s visit to the dentist sparked a big gratitude fest! … More MY Dentist Rocks (Mostly)
by Gratitude Girl Robin Kirby My friend NW used to say “If you don’t take care of your body, where will you live?” I have not taken care of my body very well over the years, often abusing it with food and with lack of exercise, so I have decided to change this area of … More “If you don’t take care of your body, where will you live?”
From: Gratitude Girl Carolyn “Breathe. Give Thanks. Repeat.” I woke up this morning knowing that it is my turn to post on the blog. I love this! I also woke up this morning obsessed with an idea about being overweight. About me being overweight! I figure I have to talk about being grateful, and … More Grateful for “Everything”?
By Gratitude Girl Vanessa Funny how we take things for granted until we see the contrast of what we don’t want. I am blessed and most thankful that my parents are in good health and active. The contrast was a recent bout of “ill health” for my 84 year-old dad. He and my mom spent … More Grateful for Good Health
by Gratitude Girl Robin Kirby Last weekend I was graced by spending a lovely long weekend on the beautiful, sparkling white beaches of the northern gulf coast. It is so easy for me to experience the divine in such a magnificent setting. I notice how much more in tune I have become with my own … More Grace and Bliss…Memorize the Moments
By Gratitude Girl Vanessa I’m moving, being still, listening, feeling and observing my journey of Play, Peace and Prosperity in this new year. With the end of 2009 expanding in gratitude with Robin, Carolyn and all the folks who have joined us in “30 Days of Gratitude”, I also have been playing with other aspects … More Breathing a Grateful OM
This is the last day of your 30 day gratitude experience. It is our hope that you have had many astonishing moments as you have devoted 5 minutes a day, or more, to your gratitude practice. We invite you to take today’s meditation time to reflect on the past days’ exercises and outcomes. Which exercise … More Reflection
Today is for gratitude. All day. Your meditation today centers around teaching yourself to be grateful for everything. Today, celebrate everything that happens. For the shower that has no hot water. For the complaining child. For the errant spouse. For the rush hour traffic jam. We don’t know the end result of anything. When we … More Gratitude
At the end of the day, make a list of 15 (or more) things that went right in your day, no matter how big or small. There are hundreds! A small thing might be “My alarm clock sounded just as I had planned”, or “The waiter got my order just right”, or “There was plenty … More A Great Day!