"In one study, more grateful participants reported fewer health problems (such as headaches, gastrointestinal problems, respiratory infections, and sleep disturbances); in another, they reported fewer physical symptoms (including headaches, dizziness, stomachaches, and runny noses)." (Mar 5, 2018) -- Taken from the Greater Good at Berkley article: Is Gratitude Good for Your Health? Well, I don't know about you, but … Continue reading Day 9 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
"In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships." Taken from the Harvard Health Publishing article: Giving thanks can make you happier Read the article. It's brief and to the point. Gratitude increases our happiness. It feels … Continue reading Day 8 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
Sometimes you just have to listen to the universe and see what happens! I woke up a little later than usual this morning and started feeling a little stressed about my planned To Do list. Well, actually, I felt stressed about the order in which I originally wanted to get it done. My inner voice … Continue reading Day 6 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
Since I've had the time on my hands, I've built new routines into my week to keep my mind productive and occupied... ie: This is one of my happiness practices. Knowing this, I have been taking FREE online courses through Udemy or Skillshare. Today, I started exploring Udemy for some answers to my question and … Continue reading Day 4 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
What does gratitude feel like to you? Call To Action: SHARE WITH ME HERE YOUR DEFINITIONS, REALIZATIONS, REFLECTIONS, AND QUESTIONS ABOUT GRATITUDE. Responses from Other Sources: "Gratitude is an emotion and as such we should be able to feel and experience the emotion in our body. ... It can feel like warmth in the body, a sense of grounded-ness, a … Continue reading What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 3
Every now and then, I look through old sketchbooks to see if there are any unused pages left that can be recycled or repurposed for new projects. I usually find forgotten drawings that make me shout in my head WTF was I thinking when I drew this? This is a great example. These days, I … Continue reading In The Moment
Another enigmatic personage. She grew from some outer source, the muse again, I'm sure. I had already done a few drawings this day and had a very productive day all around, so I was quite please with myself. I was feeling happy and felt like drawing out that emotion. I'm not sure if what this … Continue reading Just, Joy.
There’s This One Rule of Success They Hardly Ever Talk About http://cristianmihai.net/2019/07/01/theres-this-one-rule-of-success-they-hardly-ever-talk-about/ — Read on cristianmihai.net/2019/07/01/theres-this-one-rule-of-success-they-hardly-ever-talk-about/ This is awesome and so true! The other day I was trying to move a big tick in my garden. Ok, it's a small boulder. I had my wheelbarrow on its side so I could roll the rock into … Continue reading There’s This One Rule of Success They Hardly Ever Talk About
The simplest drawings sometimes release the purest feelings. I'd been drawing for a while where this one came out and I was in a moment of bliss. The only conscious decision was the basic shape of the face. I then let my m kind choose the mouth and the rest flowed to a happier face. … Continue reading Oh My, The Happiness…
The Battle For What I Want Rages On... I'm winning, sort Of... As many of my dear readers know, I often feel I crumble under the perceived weight of the question of what do I really want. The good news is it's getting easier to answer, when I break it down. The question is seldom … Continue reading Ask And You Shall Receive