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Gratitude is an emotion and a feeling that can have deep impact on our mental, physical, and spiritual state of being. The very act of saying thank you to a colleague, family member or a complete stranger can empower your inner emotions. In our wealth management business, we practice the Art of Gratitude in several…

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WHACK

Why is something so easy as giving and/or showing gratitude so difficult nowadays?  How do you feel when someone thanks you or gives you a gratuitous smile just because?    I remember the “whack” on the back of my head my mom would give my siblings and me when we were growing up  if I…

By Tracy Meyer |
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Pollyanna-The Queen of Gratitude

As a child, I was told many times that I was a “Pollyanna.” After the 50th time I was called that name, I decided to look up it’s meaning. Evidently, a Pollyanna is someone who is “unfailingly cheerful-no matter what happens.” The term came from a book about a girl named Pollyanna who plays a…

By Tricia Medrano Bridges |
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Focus on Gratitude

As the season of giving thanks approaches, we might wonder after all the uncertainty and restrictions of the Coronavirus, what on earth do we have to be grateful for?  Much as we’ve eagerly anticipated going back to normal or even a ‘new normal’, we have yet to experience anything but speculation. We’re even cautioned to…

By Noor Saadeh |
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One Simple Action with Outrageous Life-Changing Benefits

We hold within us one simple action promising outrageous life-changing benefits. It’s obviously more valuable than gold, practice it daily. It will absolutely Transform our experience, Change our perspective, Adjust our attitude, Refresh our soul, Connect us deeply, Create new energy, Release empathy, Shift our countenance, Tap into healing, Free us from toxic emotions, Improve…

By Michele Gooch |

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Simple Truths

Uncertainty surrounds us all as we shelter in place.  Where do our thoughts go when fear is now part of our world?  What happens when we shut our doors and silence consumes us as we long for the sound of another voice?  Sometimes in the midst of global chaos, simple truths reveal themselves through the…

By Deb Kreimborg |
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How We Contribute Matters

Glancing at social media this morning, a post about increasing levels of COVID19 caught my eye. I proceeded to scan a few comments but stopped at one that read “Why 3#$&* should I care?”  Why do most of us feel compelled to comment – we might say contribute – to social media in this way?…

By Noor Saadeh |
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The Power of the V-Word

Dearest Reader, Some of you may know that I have the pleasure – and the honour – of being a part of what I can only call a “Spirit Group” under the wise counsel of Catharine Clarenbach. This past month it was my turn to be the Seeker – the person among the group who…

By Rebecca Liston |
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For Happiness, Give a Little 

The perfect world: is it a deserted island, a mountain-top cabin, a penthouse on Fifth Avenue, or a place where calories don’t equal pounds and all relationships are pure bliss? Everyone has their own idea of what a perfect world looks like. My perfect world is a place where everyone understands they exist to contribute…

By Michele Gooch |