Marie Kondo's method for tidying up is sweeping the nation and is the source of inspiration for today's gratitude prompt: What's a recent purchase that has sparked joy? Cultivate gratitude for your good fortune -- large or small.
This time of year can be rough -- the holidays are over and the weather is bleak --- but a small shift in mindset can dramatically change the day's trajectory. And that isn't just some "turn that frown upside-down" bs either.
"You must carve out a moment to yourself every single day." The first time I heard that statement I thought yeah, right. I couldn't possibly squeeze another ounce out of my day without feeling completely drained, and I was already feeling tired all the time. Turns out, that's exactly the reason why I needed to hold myself accountable to build in self-care everyday.
“YOU MUST CARVE OUT A MOMENT TO YOURSELF EVERY SINGLE DAY.” People have all sorts of reactions to this statement. From "that's selfish," to "I don't have time for that," we all have our reasons for avoiding the wisdom of the statement above. But if we carved out even just two minutes for ourselves each … Continue reading The Reality of Self-Care Routines
I’m not really sure how gratitude and gangsters came to be associated with one another, but if it gets people to give it a try then I guess I won’t read too much into it. From improved general happiness to a strengthened immune system, it’s hard to find a reason why we wouldn’t want to practice gratitude. So the question should no longer be if we practice gratitude but how we practice it.