Grateful To Be Alive

Today I am grateful to be alive. That’s it. Nothing fancy, nothing deep. I’m just grateful and blessed that I am healthy and here. I think about it a lot this time of year. One reason is because in a couple of days some of us celebrate the Jewish High Holy Days in which we ask God to “inscribe us in …

Grateful For The Universe

We’re a fan of  Astronaut Scott Kelly and love the photos that he sends regularly from the International Space Station.  They fill us with a sense of awe for being part of something so large, so beautiful, so awesome.  We’re so grateful for the incredible images that Kelly sends us (the latest one posted above was shared just last night on his Facebook page), …

Grateful For The Next Chapter – Robe Lowe’s Parenting Journey

We were really touched by this essay written by actor Rob Lowe (adapted from his memoirs, Love Life) and featured on Slate.  In the essay, Rob describes what many are going through at this time of year – sending a child off to college for the first time and experiencing the bittersweet emotions that come with this transition.  The last few lines …

Grateful For Panicking!?

Last night, as I prepared to write this 30 Days of Gratitude post, I asked myself what I felt grateful for and, shockingly, for a moment, I drew a blank. I sat at my desk and panicked because nothing came to mind. How could this be!? I talk about the importance of gratitude all the time. I teach it. I wear the word …