gratitude

Red barn in an Indiana cornfield

God lives in a cornfield

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Stop, look, listen. You can find It anywhere. read more
Light show tunnel into the future

Slow down: Why are we in such a rush to get to the future?

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Get ready for the future. But don’t miss the life in front of you right now. read more
Kurt Vonnegut quote on gratitude - family sunset in Delta d'Ebre

“I urge you to notice when you’re happy, and think, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’”

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A sunset, a cold beer, a moment with your kids. Here’s Kurt Vonnegut’s two-step process for expressing gratitude. read more

How to appreciate your body, right now

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You know that amazing feeling the day after you’ve been sick? Here’s how to notice it everyday. read more

“Don’t take pictures. Stand here and see it”

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How often do you take time to stop and really see what’s right in front of you? read more

Crosswalk coffee: a simple act of kindness

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What little thing could you slip into your routine to warm up someone’s day? read more

“My brother’s like the windshield wiper on the left”

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He hops on me, I push him away. Just like siblings do. read more

First snow of the year

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Beautiful, and delicious. Would you care for a snow banana? read more

A recipe for creativity

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On the joy—and theft—of making gingerbread houses. read more

An ode to the leaf pile

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Before sending them to their fiery grave, take a moment to say thank you. read more

180 days of bittersweet goodbyes. When will it end?

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Do you see commutes with kids as a chore? Instead see an extra 50 hours a year to invest with them. Hurry, these moments won’t last forever. read more
Gratitude moment - Pebble shadows on morning gratitude walk

A morning moment of gratitude

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In the mornings I walk. I try not to think, only observe. This 3-minute note on gratitude helps every time. read more
Sticky gratitude post-it notes

Sticky gratitude: preserving positive reflections from COVID lockdown days

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We were going about our business, then the world shut down. But even with back-to-back video calls and full-time homeschooling, life was good. read more
Esther & Marc Cinanni Mantranima

Why I cried on Black Friday

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Black Friday is capitalism meets human psychology. And as the clock ticked down, my shopping cart collided with a deeply human dad moment. read more
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Reframing disappointment: when your trip is cancelled the morning you plan to leave

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We were halfway to our holiday home when a positive coronavirus test forced us to change plans, and taught us to change perspectives. read more