What do you think is the key to happiness? Could it be gratitude? In this episode, Saren shares three great posts on gratitude. Each post offers stories and concrete ideas to help you pump up the gratitude and experience greater happiness in your life.
Posts in the "Optimism (and Gratitude)" category:
Creating an Attitude of Gratitude: Episode 85
In this week’s Radio Show, April and Saren share simple tried-and-true ideas for making gratitude and optimism a more prevalent part of our lives and our children’s lives.
Mothering Mayhem? (How to Remember Who You Are) – Episode 110 [Audio Post]
Ever feel like your life consists of one chaotic event after another? Here are four practical tips to help you remember how important you really are.
Why Gratitude Matters
Ever feel at your breaking point? See how gratitude helped one mother who was there.
What Our Challenges Make Possible: Episode 102 [Audio Post]
Is your life full of situations that drive you crazy or cause you stress? Join April Perry as we explore the possibility that our challenges actually make incredible things possible.
Gratitude Photo Contest Winners
Check out the winning photographs! Thanks to all who participated in this fun and simple way to spread the joy of gratitude by posting photos of the things that fill our hearts with joy.
Taking a Shot on the Goal
I realize the agony and the ecstasy on the soccer field is teaching me some good parenting lessons. My life is a million small shots on goal. Usually, I shank it to the side or I overshoot the goal. Does this mean that I’m wasting my time and energy? Is this all for nothing? I hope not.
What Our Challenges Make POSSIBLE
Are you going through a difficult challenge right now? Something you wish would go away? Here’s a question that has changed my perspective…and my life.
Book Summary: Making Grateful Kids
I have to admit, when I first looked at this book, I thought, “What do you need to write a whole book about this for? You just teach your kids to say ‘thank you’.” But after I spent some time with the book, I realized there was a lot more to this gratitude thing.
There’s No Place Like Home
After getting back from a conference, April realized that while it’s great to get away for a while, nothing compares to the love a mommy gets in her own home. It can be hard to be needed all the time by our families. But it’s also really wonderful to be needed!
Using Our Voices: Episode 45
You have a powerful voice, and the more you use it, the stronger it will become. Join Sarah Hull and April Perry (in their minivan-sound-studio) as they encourage you to confidently and deliberately develop your own voice.
Feel Great About a Job That’s Never Done: Episode 42
Motherhood is a beautiful, wonderful pursuit. But it sure involves a lot of mundane tasks that have to be done again and again and again! In this week’s Radio Show, April and Saren discuss ways to find meaning and magic in the mundane.
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