Tag Archives: psychology

A Word or Two on Gratitude Can Make A Difference

  A tool of positive transformation can be found in gratitude. I used to just reflect, think, react and act on appreciation. However, nothing I find, is as potent as the visual form. It’s been a long while since I’ve kept a diary, this year I’ve returned to writing down my appreciative thoughts in a […]

Thank You: Part of a Balanced Lifestyle

Giving thanks to the harvest is what we typically do around this time year, October for Canadians, November for Americans. Why wait to the holidays to start appreciating what you have today and each day? Studies show that gratitude can increase happiness by  25% according to http://psychcentral.com, a great reason to make appreciation part of […]

The Connoisseur’s Fall Reading List 2013

Dare I say the dreaded word, but the changing colors of falling leaves don’t lie, autumn is here. With chillier evenings and rainier days to come, the perfect way to spend time indoors is curled up with a good read (whether you enjoy paper or paperless copies, though I encourage you to pay it forward […]

The Connoisseur’s Fall Reading List

I may be one of the last dinosaurs around who enjoys the smell of freshly delivered journals and hardcover books, remember those? I can’t but help appreciate the tangible labours of love that writers spent their lives to create. And while I use iPads, I still feel most comfortable curled up on the sofa with […]