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The Real Meaning Behind “Treat Yo’Self”

The Real Meaning Behind “Treat Yo’Self”

I loved the show Parks and Recreation. And even if you’ve never watched a single episode, you’ve surely heard the expression “treat yo’self.” Cl...
Mr. Rogers Lowered My Blood Pressure

Mr. Rogers Lowered My Blood Pressure

There’s something about that man. When I was pregnant with our first child, my doctor was concerned about my blood pressure.  It wasn’t high enoug...
Stop Waiting for the Perfect Moment

Stop Waiting for the Perfect Moment

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” - William Arthur Ward
Living Gratefully Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Sad or Angry

Living Gratefully Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Sad or Angry

Have you ever suffered a huge loss or disappointment, only to have some well-meaning soul tell you, “one day, you will look back on this and realiz...
How to Practice Mindful Breathing for Relieve Stress and Strengthen Your Focus

How to Practice Mindful Breathing for Relieve Stress and Strengthen Your Focus

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” - Thich Nhat Hanh


“Just breathe.” Simple, yet good advice.

The Only September Playlist You Need to Remember You Rock!

The Only September Playlist You Need to Remember You Rock!

Is there anyone who hasn’t sung along to Aretha Franklin’s “Respect”? It’s one of those songs that you just have to belt out in the car, shower, dancing around the kitchen—doesn’t matter!
The Fastest Way to Happiness Starts with Gratitude

The Fastest Way to Happiness Starts with Gratitude

“My beauty ethos? Well, I’d love to tell you it’s something like ‘less is more,’ but honestly, it all starts with happiness. If only someone could bottle that up—when I’m happy, I’m at most most radiant and glowing.” - Solange
Back to School Already? Here’s How to Keep Your Cool

Back to School Already? Here’s How to Keep Your Cool

It’s that time of year again. The kids are lining up at the bus stop, lunches are packed, and homework is stuffed in every backpack—which can only mean one thing...
How to Embrace Your Radiance in the Midst of Darkness

How to Embrace Your Radiance in the Midst of Darkness

Light is a funny thing.

We all know how tough it can be when there isn’t enough light, but is there such a thing as too much light? Or is it just a matter of adjusting?

It's time for launch!

It's time for launch!

It’s finally here – the day we launch Gratitude. Getting here has been . . . well, pick a word.  Challenging, exciting, frustrating, fulfilling, sc...
A sneak peek

A sneak peek

Sneak peek photos!  Too good to miss!
New Year, full of Gratitude

New Year, full of Gratitude

Grateful to be starting a new year with Gratitude!