Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Denis Waitley

Gratitude that is bang on Target!

I’m in love with a guy from Target its true! On Tumblr kimpossibooty documented ‘Things that Happened on my first week at Target’, and it makes the delightful reading as we get to share in his delight and awe at the boggling and glorious things that we, as humans, do in our day-to-day... read more

Book Review: Thank and Grow Rich by Pam Grout

Thank and Grow Rich: A 30-Day Experiment in Shameless Gratitude and Unabashed Joy by Pam Grout. What happens when another Gratitude author starts reading other gratitude books? Hot off the press, Pam Grout in Thank and Grow Rich has created an amazing book that I almost... read more

The confusion between gratitude and positive thinking

When I blog about gratitude and speak in public, I have noticed that many people believe they are hearing me talking about positive thinking and gratitude whilst ignoring the bad in their lives. They think I am advocating that we should stick our heads in the sand or put our fingers in our ears whilst chanting “la-la-la” when we come across the icky, sticky and down right nasty in our... read more

Accidentally ungrateful people

There is a lot of talk about ungrateful people. A lot. I have heard a great deal about the ‘ingratitude of teenagers’, ‘ungrateful youngsters’ or simply ungrateful people in general. “Ingratitude is treason to mankind” – James Thomson This makes me sad but probably not for the reason you... read more

How you are faking Gratitude

We fake gratitude. You and I do this every day. We are faking gratitude. I don’t mean to be cruel and I am not accusing you of being a liar. I am referencing the habitual verbal responses we have to the world in the form of “politeness”, “good manners” and... read more

Do you have Gratitude Fatigue?

What is Gratitude Fatigue? Where does it come from and is it contagious? Working in the Gratitude field, I haven’t been the first to notice that after a while clients were telling me “I’ve lost that lovin’ feeling!“. …Like this:Like... read more

The Surprising thing about Gratitude

Be surprised about Surprise and Gratitude! The whole vitality of being alive is that it is always surprising. To be enlightened is to be surprised at everything. That it is a wonder. That everything is a miracle. That it is highly improbable and really shouldn’t have happened at... read more

Live Life with Gratitude

Live life in full colour – How to get more gratitude (and happiness) into your life! Have you heard that gratitude will significantly improve your life? That it can bring you from a low or depressive state back up to experiencing the world with a... read more

Is Gratitude boasting?

You may not know that I’ve just come back from Thailand. Why didn’t I tell you this? Why was my Instagram account not flooded with beach images and me doing a yoga backbend on the shoreline as the sun sets? Why?… read more

Get the Gratitude: Getting the Gift!

Forget what you thought you knew about gratitude! What are your blocks to experiencing gratitude and how can you increase its flow in your life. Be enlightened on the subject of gratitude in just 5 minutes! Ignite Zürich. Friday 27th May... read more

Which are the best Gratitude Books?

Which are the best Gratitude books? Find out here! During my research for the Gratitude Papers I have been reading a heck of a lot of amazing gratitude books: so I wanted to share them with you. Click on the book image to be magically transported to Pinterest land, where more text about the book, and an Amazon link (for the UK) will... read more

Gratitude games for children: the “I Like” game

I Like! At the request of a client, I will be including activities that we can do with our children around the theme of gratitude. Being a coach for parents, how could I resist? Plus, this gives me a great excuse to play with my greatest teacher: my... read more

Gratitude Quotes

You love quotes and I love quotes too! In the process of writing my book I have come across such a fabulous amount of Gratitude Quotes That I wanted to share them 😉 Be prepared, in my research for my book, I have come across a lot of gratitude... read more

A new Gratitude definition / Gratitude meaning

Gratitude definition / Gratitude meaning (appreciation, thankfulness, being thankful for and the many other beautiful ways of expressing the feeling of gratitude).   Let’s start this trip down the rabbit hole with a simple “thanks”. Thanks definition / thanks meaning (1): plural noun an expression of appreciation or gratitude or an acknowledgment of services or favours given Ok,... read more

Cosmic Love Notes

I suspect that we are all recipients of cosmic love notes. Messages, omens, voices, cries, revelations, and appeals are homogenised into each day’s events. If only we knew how to listen, to read the signs. Sam Keen. The Passionate Life: Stages of Loving, 1983   I invite you to spend a few days, or even a week, looking for signs of Cosmic Love Notes from the universe just to... read more

What floats your boat?

Extract from “The Gratitude Papers”: forthcoming book I am sitting at the bus stop, reading a great book on my Kindle. Out of the corner of my consciousness I register a whooshing sound. It is not my bus and I need not stop reading but I... read more

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