Archive for the ‘Gratitude’ Category

Dealing with the Death of a Loved One: Giving Thanks for the Loved Ones We’ve Lost

Thursday, November 26, 2009 9:02 No Comments

Note: This Thanksgiving Day post is dedicated to the memory of my dear father-in-law, John Stephen Erdie, who passed away peacefully on November 8, three days before his 86th birthday.
By Ellen H. Brown
If you’re dealing with the recent death of a loved one, I don’t need to tell you that the holidays can be a [...]

This was posted under category: Death and dying, Gratitude, Loss of Loved One

Attitude of Gratitude Helps When Dealing with Job Loss, Sexual Abuse or Other Life Challenges

Friday, October 2, 2009 6:48 9 Comments

By Ellen H. Brown
Many years ago, when I was healing from child sexual abuse, my therapist proposed what seemed like an outrageous idea at the time.
After I’d described how difficult it had been, dealing with flashbacks and body memories of the abuse, over the past couple weeks, she validated my feelings, as always. Then, easing [...]

This was posted under category: Gratitude, Inspiration, Personal Growth

Stepping Stones Nominated for Creative Blogger Award

Saturday, July 11, 2009 11:37 4 Comments

By Ellen H. Brown
Last night, I was excited to learn that I was nominated for the Kreativ Blogger Award by Annette Colby, who writes the blog, Divine Self: http://www.annettecolby.com/blog/
Thank you, so much, Annette for your nomination! Annette is an amazing colleague who has spent the last twenty years helping thousands of people create greater [...]

This was posted under category: Gratitude, Inspiration

Sometimes the People Who Hurt Us the Most Are Our Greatest Teachers

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 10:56 4 Comments

Today’s post of gratitude is dedicated to the people in my life who have caused me the greatest pain, because, in many ways, they could be called my greatest “teachers.” I’ll spare you the gory details. But suffice it to say that I survived some serious physical and sexual abuse, during my childhood.
As a result, [...]

This was posted under category: Gratitude, Inspiration

Five Tips for Managing Stress and Increasing Productivity During the Recession

Friday, February 20, 2009 8:29 No Comments

Have you been feeling stressed out about how the Recession may affect your business or your family income? Are you worried about losing a client, or needing to lay off employees?
If so, you’re certainly not alone. But the problem is this: when you’re focused on all the negative possibilities in life, your productivity often plummets, [...]

This was posted under category: Gratitude, Life Balance, Managing Stress

Spreading Good Karma, Inspiration through Community Investment

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 7:29 No Comments

Note: This is one in a series of posts I’m running on Wednesdays about the people and places who are inspiring me along my life journey. My goal is to spread the good Karma and express my appreciation for the bounty of people and organizations that are making a difference in the world. I hope [...]

This was posted under category: Gratitude, Inspiration

How Has the Economic Downturn Affected Us in a Positive Way?

Friday, February 13, 2009 8:40 2 Comments

Today there is no shortage of horror stories about how the recession is taking people down. All we need to do is open the newspaper, jump online, or power up the TV to hear about the thousands of people who are losing their jobs or homes.  But the question is how is the current economy [...]

This was posted under category: Gratitude, Personal Growth

Living Life to the Fullest on Borrowed Time

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 7:48 2 Comments

Note: This is one in a series of posts I’m running on Wednesdays about the people and places who are inspiring me along my life journey. My goal is to spread the good Karma and express my appreciation for the bounty of people and organizations that are making a difference in the world. I hope [...]

This was posted under category: Gratitude, Personal Growth

Finding Kindness and Compassion in the Produce Department

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 10:58 No Comments

Note: This is the first in a series of posts I’ll be running on Wednesdays about the people and places who are inspiring me along my life journey. My goal is to spread the good Karma and express my appreciation for the bounty of people and organizations doing good works. I hope you find the [...]

This was posted under category: Gratitude, Spirituality

8 of My Favorite Finds in 2008

Monday, December 29, 2008 5:00 11 Comments

As the end of the calendar year approaches, I’ve been thinking a great deal about how grateful I am for all the supportive people in my life and all the wonderful organizations I’ve come to know in 2008.
And since one of my New Year’s Resolutions is to express my gratitude more freely, I’d like to [...]

This was posted under category: Gratitude