Since gratitude isn't generally an automatic response, we need to consciously learn how to make gratitude a habit. And, if you feel like you are already generally the grateful type, you can get even better (and happier) with practice.
Graduations are times where one journey ends and another begins. It’s a time when we celebrate and congratulate students on their success and wish them the best for their future. And the most special gift you can give is one that helps prepare a promising graduate with a successful future.
There is a lot of research available on how positive communication in relationships at work can influence organizational culture. They all conclude this: when positive relationships are in place, people thrive and performance improves.
It may sound overly simple, but adding purposeful appreciation towards others can be one of the most powerful communication tools you can hone.
This is a story of limitless love and living life well. My sister-in-law, Lisa, lost her battle with Ovarian cancer 5 years ago. This year marked the 6th year that I have walked with friends and family in Seattle's SummeRun.