Opinion: My Subsidized Life
And my sincere gratitude to the tax payers making it possible. As my three-year healthcare insurance dream comes to an end, I want to pause and thank the tax-payers of the State of New York - of which I am one, btw - because for three years I have had the enormous privilege of having healthcare insurance that worked beautifully. Being on Medicaid has been like being a European for three years, but as of Halloween (for real) I'll be back to being an ordinary American for whom health care is an expensive possibility.
How to Respectfully Express Your Feelings
Do you find it difficult to express your feelings in a respectful way? You're not alone. It can be intimidating to put your emotions into words, but it doesn't have to be. This article will provide you with helpful tips on how to effectively express your feelings respectfully.
10 Habits to Improve Mental Health and Boost Happiness
Mental health and happiness are closely intertwined, and developing positive habits can have a significant impact on both. In this blog post, we will explore ten habits that can help improve your mental well-being and bring more joy into your life. By incorporating these habits into your daily routine, you can cultivate a positive mindset, reduce stress, and enhance your overall happiness.
Embracing Blessings and Discipline 🙏✨ . . #Gratitude #StrengthInAdversity #FaithGuidesMe #God #blessed #faith #love
Why Some Attendees Are Grateful For The Burning Man Catastrophe
The Burning Man festival, known for its vibrant art, radical self-expression, and the convergence of thousands of free spirits in the Nevada desert, encountered a dramatic twist this year.
Dan Becker - "Faithful Inspiration"
Dan Becker is a hiking and backpacking content creator with a large following. He has influenced our backpacking choices over the years!
"A Journey of Gratitude: Acknowledgments for my book, 'A Comprehensive Guide to Thriving as an Indie Musician'"
Writing this book, "A Comprehensive Guide to Thriving as an Indie Musician," has been a labor of love and a testament to my incredible journey as an Independent Recording Artist in the music industry. As a newcomer facing various challenges, I embarked on this endeavor to share my experiences, lessons, and insights to help fellow artists navigate their paths in this dynamic world.
Kyle Hates Hiking - "We Hate Hiking Too"
Kyle is a quirky backpacker with his own style and humor. He is a creative content creator for sure!
That Hiking Guy - "No Fart Mentioned"
Here is a thank you message for That Hiking Guy!
Unlock the power of gratitude: the magic of saying "thank you"
It's the one phrase that can make your day better. Every day people do things for us that make our day better. Often, they are simply doing their jobs. Whether it’s the receptionist at the office we called, the attendant at the local gas station and convenience store, or the wait staff at our favorite breakfast place, the folks who provide our services deserve our positive feedback.
Opinion: Celebrating five years in Colorado with gratitude
I am celebrating five years in Denver this month. I know that to the natives, five years is nothing. And I am the type of transplant many natives dislike – I experienced homelessness. And I’ve received a lot of help here for which I am very grateful. Had I moved somewhere else, I might have died.
Staying Sane With My Smartphone
Every morning I wake up and look at my phone first thing. I know not the healthiest habit but it generally is something I enjoy. However lately it’s been a bit of a downer because there are things I’m looking for that don’t show up. We all know what that’s like. Disappointment and frustration.
The Gratitude Jar. A Simple Practice With Big Benefits
The Gratitude Jar (Image from 123rf, right to use obtained by the author)Photo byorebrik. You’ve probably heard about the power of gratitude and how it can transform your life for the better. But let’s be real — finding time to actively practice gratitude every single day can feel like just another thing on your to-do list. What if there was an easy way to make gratitude a habit without it feeling like a chore? Enter the gratitude jar, a simple practice with some big benefits. The idea is straightforward: each day, write down one thing you’re grateful for on a slip of paper and put it in a jar. At the end of the month or year, read through all the little notes of gratitude and you’ll have a powerful reminder of all the good in your life. A few minutes a day is all it takes to create a ripple effect of positivity and abundance. Who knew such a small action could make such a big impact? This simple practice might just change your life.
7 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude: Embrace the Power of Thankfulness and Improve Your Daily Life
Cultivating gratitude involves intentionally acknowledging and appreciating the positive aspects of our lives, no matter how big or small. Research has shown that incorporating gratitude into our daily routine can lead to numerous physical, emotional, and psychological benefits. In this article, we will explore the art of cultivating gratitude, its incredible benefits, and provide seven practical ways to incorporate gratitude exercises into your daily life. By embracing gratitude, you can experience a transformative shift in your perspective and improve your overall well-being.
Two Kinds of Gratitude
How grateful are you for what you have? How about for what you can give? Let’s look at the tremendous benefits of an attitude of gratitude for your life and others. Can gratitude be good or bad, right or wrong, real or fake, true or untrue? As with most things in life, it depends on the person and circumstances. Let’s focus on the healthy side of gratitude and not waste time on its misuse.
Don't Be Afraid of Things That Seem Bad as They May Be Gifts in Masquerade
Loss and change can seem terrifying. Rejection is the worst. When you are deeply anticipating something you want to happen and it just doesn’t fly. You look at your phone every hour waiting for that person to respond, yet they are silent.
When Seemingly Bad Things Turn out To Be Blessings in Disguise
I had a challenging event take place at the end of April. That became somewhat resolved but then I had the rug pulled out from under me again, throwing me into more worrisome terrain.
Unhappily, Many Happiness Studies are Seriously Flawed
Some things people have come to accept as self-evident that make them happy, like meditating, exercising, and being in nature, don't have enough scientific proof to show that they can actually lift your mood.
Six Simple Habits to Make You a Better Person
This article was created with the help of artificial intelligence. As we go through life, it's important to reflect on our personal growth and development. One year ago, on this very day, we were different people, and today, we have evolved into someone new. But are we becoming better versions of ourselves? Positive change doesn't always happen overnight, but by incorporating small, simple habits into our daily lives, we can gradually become better individuals. Here are six habits that can help you on your journey of self-improvement: