Appreciation Is the Key to Cooperation

Do you show sincere appreciation in every situation you can where someone does something nice for you, is helpful to you, or does something that benefits you in some way? And, do you approach delicate situations with other people at work or in your personal life with appreciation for their strong points?  And are you […]

3 Ways to Maintain Positive Focus (Even When Your Life is a Mess!)

Do you ever feel like everything is your life is negative? We all have times in our lives when everything seems to be going wrong, and during those times, it can be very easy to lose perspective. The temptation to curl up in a corner or pull the sheets over our heads is something that […]

Are You Feeling Gratitude Toward Yourself?

It’s November here in the United States where we celebrate Thanksgiving.  It’s a time to give thanks for one’s blessings.  So many of us thank others, are grateful for others, yet are not grateful towards ourselves.  Why is that?  Well, I’ve asked some of my clients and they gave me responses like “I never thought […]

Resistance to Gratitude: Why Isn’t The Law of Attraction Working for Me?

Most of us know that expressing heartfelt gratitude is a powerful way to raise our frequency and connect with our spiritual Guidance. Yet many people rarely or never express gratitude, and when they do, it is more rote than truly heartfelt. In a phone session with Deb, one of my clients, we were talking about […]

Gratitude and Giving Thanks

Ten years ago, I was at a crossroad in my career.  Working in the corporate arena, I was put in  a challenging position of choosing between 1) staying at a company that was forcing me to relocate or move into a different role or 2) find a new job. I can still recall the effects of that […]

“Happy Talk,” Your First Step to Dreams Coming True

Long before bookstores were filled with titles on the law of attraction, celebrated optimist Oscar Hammerstein II penned the lyrics for South Pacific, and advised us all to “keep talkin’ happy talk” if we wanted positive things to be fulfilled in our lives. Not everything always works out in a Rogers and Hammerstein musical. Life […]

5 Rarely Thought-Of Reasons to Feel Grateful (No Matter How Crazy Your Life Might Be Right Now)

I recently read a profound definition of gratitude that really resonated with something deep within me: “Gratitude is an unconditional love for life.” Doesn’t that just ring with truth? Think about someone who you love unconditionally—a parent, a spouse, a child, or a friend. When you call up an image of this person in your […]

When The Going Gets Tough, Gain Strength Through Gratitude

Some of the hardest lessons we learn in life come from how we respond to tragedies and disasters. We can feel overwhelmed, we may collapse into grief, or we may rail at heaven for allowing us to suffer this way. Each response is legitimate while the pain is still raw. But at some point we […]