"Thank you" is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding. --Alice Walker

Grateful for the Dark Stuff Too

Grateful for the Dark Stuff Too

May 6, 2019-- Orienting ourselves toward gratitude is a cultural trend and a healthy practice. Whether we are keeping a daily list, posting on social media platforms, journaling, or praying each morning, practicing gratitude has positive results for physical and emotional health and even in our professional lives. Laura Grace Weldon suggests taking this practice even further and being grateful for those people, things, circumstances and experiences that we may find challenging. Rather than separating our lives into good and bad, we can consider our entire experience as one for which to feel gratitude. Her examples are to "mine" mistakes, doubt, and crisis for what we might feel grateful. (4317 reads)


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