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gratitude
Thanksgiving
20
Nov

Thanksgiving Came Too Fast!

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 a list of...
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20
Feb

Teachers Teach

Teachers teach, and we are all teachers. Question:  Do you pause long enough to know when you are teaching and when you are being taught? I have been trained to appreciate that everyone I meet is my teacher, no matter the supposed purpose of our meeting.  Dr. Patrick Scott came into my life as a teacher....
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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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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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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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13
Jun

Handwritten Thank You Notes

By Andrea Goeglein Want to know how to turn a $3 investment into a $1,000,000 impression?  Handwrite your next thank you to someone you meet in business after your first meeting.  Okay, I cannot statistically prove the cost of the stamp and card (about $3) will really yield a $1,000,000 impact, but I can tell...
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14
Jan

Gratitude 4.0

by Andrea Goeglein I know the word gratitude within Positive Psychology holds a central skill building focus.  I was taught back in 2003 by Marty Seligman that gratitude is the one strength all people should develop regardless of where it falls in your list of natural values and strengths.  There are many TED talks on...
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14
Oct

Where’s Jada?

As a regular reader of my blog, have you found yourself wondering, “Where is Jada Yarbough?”  Rest assured, Jada is okay but starting college has proven to be a prioritizing challenge.  I honor and respect those times in life when things we like to do get moved aside, while things we must do take precedence....
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