Feeling Grateful Changes Everything for the Better

Feeling grateful changes your perspective. It is an antidote to negativity and despair. Feeling grateful strengthens your resilience. It has no equal as a vehicle for transforming your time and opening your heart. Indeed, gratitude is a very powerful attitude. And times like these offer a perfect opportunity for reflecting on heart-based living and all…

Validate Your Efforts with Your Very Own Oscars

So, why validate yourself? Well, when you congratulate yourself and affirm your efforts, you give yourself a significant gift. And the good news is that you can validate yourself anytime. It definitely doesn’t have to just be during Oscar season.  Your own positive regard, all year long, is vital. It gives you a solid foundation…

Let Hunger and Gratitude Deepen Your Time

What do hunger and gratitude have to do with time? Well, pausing to appreciate the so-called small things is one of life’s greatest joys.  But that takes time. And in the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, that may be a joy that we neglect to give ourselves. Taking it a step further, if…

When You Look Back with Gratitude You Give Yourself a Boost

Finding time to look back with gratitude is a powerful time tool that will reliably turn your day around and recharge your energy in an instant. That may seem puzzling at first. But let’s take a closer look. What is it about pausing to reflect, or look back, and about thankfulness that is so powerful? It’s…

When Enough is Enough — Solitude, Gratitude, and Abundance

The phrase ‘enough is enough’ is usually understood to mean that you’ve reached your limit. It doesn’t have a positive connotation. But I’d like to turn that on its head and reframe ‘enough is enough’ to speak about gratitude and abundance. In the past, here at The Time Finder, I’ve written about the powerful and practical…

Gratitude — It Isn’t Just an Attitude

Gratitude, like a deep, cleansing breath, is a surefire way to energize yourself. Indeed, opening your heart with gratitude is one of the most powerful, grounding, and expansive gifts that you can give yourself.  The scope and depth of the effects that gratitude has can seem almost magical. It impacts our perception of time and…

Thankfulness for Little, as Well as for Much

Thankfulness and gratitude are in the forefront of people’s minds at this time of year. So, let’s step back and think about thankfulness. When you feel and express gratitude, what are you expressing it for? Does it have to do with the value or quantity or size of a gift? Or is it about something else…