Category Archives: Gratitude

Big Up Yourself: It’s About Time You Like Being You

Hello everyone, I’m very excited to launch my self-help book, Big Up Yourself: It’s About Time You Like Being You, which gives you the easiest, smartest, and fastest tools to help you big up yourself, to like who you are, … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve, My Sister’s Birthday, and Nittel Nacht.

When I was growing up, my family hung out at home and played cards on Christmas Eve. Like eating Chinese food on Sunday nights, I thought this was just another quirky thing that my suburban Jewish family did. Little did … Continue reading

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10 Important Questions To Ask on Thanksgiving

  We shouldn’t wait 364 days each year to give thanks. Don’t you think Thanksgiving could be incorporated into our routine each day? Here are a couple of questions you can ask yourself every day: 1.When you wake up in the … Continue reading

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1 Thanksgiving Message From Karen Casey: There is No Such Thing As Bad Luck. Only Lessons to Move Us Forward.

Diana Bletter: Today I welcome Karen Casey, author of Each Day a New Beginning, A Woman’s Spirit, Let Go Now, and more than a dozen books on spirituality. I have cherished my dog-eared, torn, ripped, scribbled-on copy of Each Day a … Continue reading

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Inner Peace: Yeah, You Got to Pour that Love Into Your Own Soul

“You have to love yourself because no amount of love from others is sufficient to fill the yearning that your soul requires from you.” — Dodinsky We are good people. We shower love on everyone around us—except ourselves. Somehow we forget … Continue reading

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Use What You’ve Got. Want What You Already Have.

A farmer was trying to get her geese to lay golden eggs. She played her flute, hoping to inspire them. She played and played. A few eggs plopped out but not one of them was golden. “Did you have a … Continue reading

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Writing In Appreciation Of Our Own Lives

I’m happy to announce the winners of last week’s writing contest in which I asked you to set a timer and give yourself five minutes to write down everything you love about your life right at this moment, right now. … Continue reading

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How Can You Smile After Tragedy?

Why was that man from yesterday’s post smiling? After all he went through — the Resistance, the Holocaust, wars, and on and on, how dare he smile? There are some of us who prefer to keep the thorny crown of martyrdom on … Continue reading

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Why It’s Important To Write, Write, Write And Write Some More

I was reading Steve Almond’s essay in The New York Times about why writing workshops are so successful. Instead of going to talk therapy – where people talk their stories – they are going to writing classes where they write … Continue reading

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Put some gratitude in your attitude!

Put some gratitude in your attitude! We can think of a hundred things wrong with our life…or even ten. But the best thing to focus on is one thing that’s right with our life. One time, I got a flat … Continue reading

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