how to raise grateful kids

How to Raise Grateful Kids

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Like most positive practices and behaviors, we want to see our children be grateful and grow up to be grateful adults.  Most young children are naturally grateful.  They display gratitude with wild giggles, big open mouth smiles, laughter, hugs, and soon will utter, “thank you” with wild enthusiasm.  We can continue this natural state of […]


The Power of Gratitude

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The practice of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been in the mainstream for years. Long-term studies support gratitude’s effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, greater health, peak performance in sports and business, a higher sense of well-being, and a faster rate of recovery from surgery. That’s […]

Four Pillars of Responsive Healing Strategy

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Your whole life is centered around four practices that can help you live a happy, healthy life. You may not even be very mindful of them. They are: Thinking, Breathing, Nourishing, Resting and repeating. Let’s talk about each of these Four Pillars in more depth. 1. Thinking The first pillar we want to discuss is […]


3 Secrets to Happiness: Take Your Smile to Another Person

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In my previous post, we talked about how valuable a Real Deal Smile can be to helping you feel happier throughout the day. Now that you’ve been practicing your smile, it’s time to take your smile to someone else. Smile at a Stranger I encourage you to smile at a stranger we don’t want your […]


3 Secrets to Happiness: Secret #1 Smiling

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In my business, I work to help people all over the world live happier, healthier and more meaningful lives. My clients often tell me that they want more happiness in their lives. Ask any parent what they want for their children and they want them to be happy. We all want to be happy. How […]


Stress Manager Series: Things You Can Do to Combat Stress

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Over the next few blog posts, I will be sharing my Top 5 Stress-busting behaviors that you can implement throughout your day to produce enough calm and stability to return to baseline. Day-to-Day Living Your body can actually recover from stressful events from day-to-day living. Most of us can’t rewrite our whole day. We can’t dictate what […]


Stress Manager Series: What is Stress and How Does it Affects Us?

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In this series on stress management, I want to impart and share with you what I have learned about stress and behaviors that will increase the calm in your life, improving your daily satisfaction. Most importantly, it will improve your health. The United Nations has actually declared stress a worldwide epidemic. Most doctors and researchers […]

3 Secrets to Happiness: Secret #3 Focusing on Positivity

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The Most Difficult Secret to Happiness This may be the most difficult thing we need to do. If you have started to focus more on complimenting. contributing and condoning, this 3rd secret will not be so daunting. What is the 3rd secret? It is focusing on the good aspects of every situation. Regardless of what […]


How to Let Go of Negative Thoughts

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Starting the process of natural healing begins with setting yourself up for success during the healing cycle. This requires preparation. The key preparation you need to make is letting go of your negative thoughts. The Healing Cycle The healing cycle occurs when you’re sleeping. It’s very important to set your body up in a very […]

My Natural Healing Journey

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The Beginning Thirteen years ago, I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Just like everyone else who had been diagnosed with an illness, I went into a denial phase. I did not understand why it was happening to me. I was scared because it was the first time that something happened to my body and I […]