Archive for September 2015

Gratitude Attitude: Janice Kaplan and The Gratitude Diaries

Gratitude Attitude: Janice Kaplan and The Gratitude Diaries
Gratitude really is an attitude. I wish it came easily for me. And it was a recent post about World Gratitude Day that offered me the opportunity to talk with Janice Kaplan, author of “The Gratitude Diaries“—a writer’s one-year journey into the active practice of gratitude. Kaplan is a bestselling author and former editor-in-chief of... Read more »

World Gratitude Day: My mental thank you notes

World Gratitude Day: My mental thank you notes
I’ll admit it. I could be better at the gratitude thing. It’s not that I don’t appreciate my lot in life, but it’s also really easy to work a negative groove. Especially when life’s stresses seem to make up the majority of a day—working, taking care of kids, trying to nurture a marriage, paying bills,... Read more »

Book Review: Luckiest Girl Alive

Book Review: Luckiest Girl Alive
So what’s it like to be the luckiest girl alive? For Ani, really not all that lucky. Jessica Knoll’s “Luckiest Girl Alive” is an amalgam of coming-of-age topics rolled into one—wanting to fit in, being bullied, sexual assault, school shootings and loving the wrong guy—or guys. At the heart of it is Ani, otherwise known... Read more »
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