Posts Tagged ‘appreciation’

The Unexpected Gifts of Depression

walk the line

Because I have fought to stay alive, I demand more than just not dying.


Are Gratitude and Worthiness Conflicting Values?

Not all values are created equal. Or rather, not all values  have equal importance in our lives. But how can we tell which ones matter most to us – and what do we do if there’s a conflict? How do we choose between two really great ideas? I’ve found that a great way to discover […]


How To Make People Appreciate You

If you have children, a spouse, parents, siblings or friends, you have undoubtedly felt unappreciated.  Perhaps you’ve experienced the following scenario: You decide to do something nice for someone you love. You buy the perfect gift, bring home the sweetest trinket, leave the kindest note, or arrange the best family event. You plot, plan and execute. You […]


The Happiest

I am the happiest I have ever been in my life. It frightens me to say this, because I have learned the lesson about constant change well.  I know that nothing lasts forever, not even the things you really, really want to last.  But being afraid of that universal truth won’t make it less inevitable, […]


6 Blogs That Will Make Your Life Better

There is a lot of stuff on the Internet. Some of it’s funny, some of it is smart, and some of it just sucks you in for no good reason other than HAMSTERS DANCING ARE ALWAYS FUNNY! REPEAT! But occasionally, something on the Internet actually makes life offline better.  And if you’re really, really lucky, you […]