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gratitude
20
Nov

Thanksgiving Came Too Fast!

by Andrea Goeglein Perception is everything and my perception is Thanksgiving came too fast in 2018!  As a person who knows that being grateful is a 365/24/7 activity, I am having a hard time being grateful Thanksgiving Day is less than 48 hours away! So what’s a girl to do? Stop, drop the drama, make...
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21
Nov

[Video] Crazy Busy or Happy Busy?

Do you have a tendency of describing your day as "crazy busy?"  If so, how do you feel when you describe your day that way?
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10
Oct

[Video] Want to be #VegasStrong?

By Andrea T. Goeglein I wish I never had to be #VegasStrong or #BostonStrong or #HoustonStrong.  That is my truth, plain and simple.   It is also my truth that I know how to be emotionally strong because I have a habit and a practice that supports me when life calls for me to be strong....
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29
Aug

Eclipsing Awe

By Andrea Goeglein Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. John Milton Awe is a positive emotion I will admit I don’t stumble upon most days.  Sure, I take lots of photos of hummingbirds, flowers and pink sunset...
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04
Jul

“Fight Every Day”

by Andrea Goeglein “Fight Every Day and Love Always.”  That was the advice my Mom shared at the marriage of our daughter, Dana Rizer, this year.  The two pieces of advice may seem contradictory, but when you consider the definition of love from the study of positive psychology, it might be easier to understand. Lead...
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21
Jun

I Met An Angel

By Andrea Goeglein Really, I met an Angel in a very stereotypically, unexpected place – the Post Office drop off center at a Party USA store.  Let me explain. I stopped by a US Post Office service center to check the cost of mailing books to my distributor.  The woman behind the counter was immediately...
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18
Jun

A Debt of Gratitude

By Andrea Goeglein Thousands of people owe a debt of gratitude to television host John Oliver.  He showed me what it looks like to see a terrible injustice and do something to make things right.  His idea and action saved many strangers from medical bankruptcy. If you think this has nothing to do with my...
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27
May

Hardest Exercise Ever

by Andrea Goeglein The hardest exercise I ever had to complete in my training with Marty Seligman and Ben Dean was the Gratitude Letter. The steps for the exercise seemed simple enough. Write a letter of gratitude to someone who has impacted your life.  Simple. Then do not mail the letter, but meet personally with...
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15
Mar

Disappointment

Disappointment is not limiting. It’s an invitation for creative expression not yet explored and experienced. – Alice Percy Strauss And so began the Yogatsu®  March 2016 newsletter.  I have known the author, Alice Percy Strauss since moving to Las Vegas in 1997.  The timing of the arrival of her newsletter could not have been better....
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10
Nov

Dog Poop and Gratitude

by Andrea Goeglein November is the month dedicated to giving thanks.  It takes a lot of practice, patience and dedication to develop the character strength of gratitude and develop a state of continual thanksgiving.  It is, however, the only strength within the Values In Action (VIA) that is suggested all people develop whether it is...
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