I like to think of these ideas as ways to create “micro-retreats” — brief respites from the press of daily responsibilities.
A few years ago I realized that I wanted less stress and more fun during the holiday season.
Seeing an everyday moment or object in a new way can help you deepen gratitude for it.
Variety enlivens our gratitude practice.
I admit it: unless I enjoy and look forward to a gratitude practice, I just don’t do it.
Procrastination relieves the discomfort, at least for a while.
When that happens there’s a tiny moment of redemption, a sense that maybe there is some safety and order and fairness in this turbulent world of ours.
No one expects you to fix all the problems they face when they have cancer, or to know exactly what to say and do.