Post Archives tagged ‘gratitude’

20 Mindful Experiences

Posted on: December 18th, 2015 by

The holidays are wonderful, but all too often our society is so caught up by decorations and gift-giving that we forget to slow down and appreciate the beauty of quiet mindfulness. Don’t get me wrong: I enjoy giving and receiving gifts. But here are 20 priceless experiences that cause me to pause – and take notice – of things that money can’t buy. 1. My daughter’s smile and Continue reading the story "20 Mindful Experiences"

10 Things I’m Grateful For

Posted on: September 11th, 2015 by

It feels like it happened yesterday, but today is the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on American soil. That day, people went to work and got on planes, unaware this day would be their last one. Like many, I use this day to reflect about the event -- and this gives me pause to think about what I’m grateful for. So without further ado, Continue reading the story "10 Things I’m Grateful For"

Gratitude 2015

Posted on: January 1st, 2015 by

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions; instead, I set goals throughout each year and try my best to follow through. So, rather than make New Year’s resolutions on this first post of the New Year, I am expressing my gratitude. After all, I have much to be grateful for. Family. I’m so blessed to have wonderful people in my family. Arielle and I -- plus our Continue reading the story "Gratitude 2015"

10 Great Things That Happened to Me Since Diagnosis

Posted on: September 22nd, 2013 by

This post is not about seeing breast cancer as a positive experience. Nor is this post about seeing cancer as a gift. Breast cancer is a horrific experience. Breast cancer is no gift. Okay, now that I got that out of the way, I’ve been thinking lately about how rich my life has become since diagnosis. Prior to cancer, I took life for granted and settled for an Continue reading the story "10 Great Things That Happened to Me Since Diagnosis"