Category Archive: Gratitude

Taking Time Off isn’t the Answer

Taking time off isn’t the answer when you don’t know how to live. A four-day workweek is pointless for miserable people. Do you live to work or work to live? The answer is… Continue reading

A Surprising Thing You Can Do for Yourself

Self-centered people are anxious and unhappy. Research shows one source of self-centeredness is loneliness. A lonely person turns inward. Feeling isolated motivates people to focus on their own self-interest. What’s worse? Lonely people… Continue reading

Shaping Influences Make You

Everything you will become began with others. Your parents are the first shaping influence in your life. Many others followed. Teachers, friends, coaches, mentors, bosses, co-workers, even brief interactions with strangers contribute to who… Continue reading

Thieves of Thankfulness – Why Cynics Struggle with Gratitude

Research indicates the top three thieves of thankfulness are narcissism, cynicism, and envy/materialism. Narcissism tops the list. Second on the list is cynicism. The original cynic philosopher, Antisthenes, taught in a gymnasium outside… Continue reading

Thieves of Thankfulness – 3 Traits That Inhibit Gratitude

I searched, “What’s good about ingratitude,” and the article at the top of the page was titled, “14 Health Benefits of Practicing Gratitude According to Science.” I searched, “Benefits of ingratitude,” and the… Continue reading

4 Ways to Practice Gratitude when You Don’t Feel Grateful

If you believe ingratitude creates a bright feature, good luck. Ingratitude is toxic to you and destructive to your future. Gratitude delivers unequalled benefit. Wellbeing: The Big Five have been used for years… Continue reading