Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thanks and Giving: Bringing Gratitude Into Your Life

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. 
~Albert Schweitzer

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. ~G.K. Chesterton

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
~ Marcel Proust

Happy Thanksgiving!  What are you feeling thankful for this year?

Sometimes, in our daily lives, it's harder to remember to feel thankful. We've compiled a list of titles to keep you grounded in gratitude year round, so you can , like Buddhist monk Thích Nhất Hạnh, "...promise myself that I will enjoy every minute of the day that is given me to live."

Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott
10 Mindful Minutes: Giving Our Children - And Ourselves - The Social and Emotional Skills to Reduce Stress and Anxiety for Healthier, Happier Lives by Goldie Hawn with Wendy Holden

Simple Act of Gratitude: How Learning To Say Thank You Changed My Life by John Kralik

365 Thank Yous: The Year A Simple Act of Daily Gratitude Changed My Life by John Kralik

Happily Ever After: The Life-Changing Power of a Grateful Heart by Trista Sutter

Thanks!: How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier by Robert Emmons

On Gratitude:Sheryl Crow, Jeff Bridges, Alicia Keys, Daryl Hall, Ray Bradbury, Anna Kendrick, B.B. King, Elmore Leonard, Deepak Chopra, and 42 More Celebrities Share What They're Most Thankful For by Todd Aaron Jensen [eBook]

The Joy Compass: Eight Ways to Find Lasting Happiness, Gratitude, and Optimism in the Present Moment by Donald Altman [eBook]

A Book of Miracles: Inspiring True Stories of Healing, Gratitude, and Love by Bernie S. Siegel with Andrea Hurst
Sweet Gratitude: Bake a Thank-You For the Really Important People in Your Life by Judith Sutton

Help Yourself: Celebrating the Rewards of Resilience and Gratitude by Dave Pelzer

Abundantly Simple: Everywoman's Gratitude Journal by Helen Kafka, Laura Hellen [eBook]

F**k It Therapy: The Profane Way to Profound Happiness by John C. Parkin

25 Days to Better Thinking & Better Living: A Guide For Improving Every Aspect of Your Life by Linda Elder and Richard Paul

Comfort: An Atlas for the Body and Soul by Brett C. Hoover [eBook]

Don't Miss Your Life: Find More Joy and Fulfillment Now by Joe Robinson

The Gratitude Power Workbook: Transform Fear Into Courage, Anger Into Forgiveness, Isolation Into Belonging by Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons [eBook]

Seasonal Awareness and Wellbeing by Marie-Claire Wilson  [eBook]

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