“Gratitude is one of the sweet shortcuts to finding peace of mind and happiness inside.  No matter what is going on outside of us, there’s always something we could be grateful for.”  Barry Neil Kaufman

* Quote found in Wisdom Quotes


  • A very fitting quote for this time of year! Thanks for the post, and I hope you have a great rest of the holidays : )

    • I’m glad you liked it, Lynn! I thought it was really appropriate too. Thank you for the good wishes, and I return them to you.


  • Such a simple thing to do, isn’t it? Makes me wonder why I have to make a special effort to be appreciative and grateful. Been working on tying it to my tooth brushing so it becomes more of a habit.

    • You’re building a new habit, Amy. That’s always challenging! Good for you that you’re becoming more aware of the value of being grateful. I would love to hear how it’s working for you, as time goes by.


  • Even if one is having a not so great day, they should always remember about the specific reasons why they should be thankful because that just might them soar above their bad day. Gratitude is such an important thing in life and their are so many things out in this wonderful world to have gratitude for.

    • Thank you, Patricia! You’re so right. There are always things to be grateful for, and if we can shift our focus, we are guaranteed to feel at least a little better. Depending on what is going on, it might even shift us toward joy, in a big way!


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