gratitude

And Now A Thank You Note To Nurses
This is a thank you letter to all of you nurses in Ocean County.  On behalf of all the people who have been patients and all those whose loved ones have been in your care, thank you.  Thanks for listening.  Thanks for caring.  Thanks for getting all that schooling and doing all t…
Feeling Grateful And Saying So
On this Thanksgiving Day, I’m thankful for a lot of things.  But this particular blog post is about how good it feels to express gratitude and also hear words of thanks.  I'll share two recent examples:
The first requires a little back story...
Savoring Summer’s Beauty
At the start of the summer I promised myself I'd get outside and really enjoy the outdoors.  Specifically, I decided it would be nice to take a break each day and sit in the backyard with a cup of tea.  Here it is, the end of August, and I realize I've sat out maybe 5 times all s…
Expressing Thanks
This week, we celebrate a holiday that's all about giving thanks.  With every year, I realize more and more how important it is to SAY thanks, not just to think about what you're grateful for.  Recently I attended a memorial service for a college professor who died...
Finding Light (and Gratitude) in the Darkness
You know all those silly cat videos that we're usually too busy to watch during the course of our busy days?   Today's a day when such escapism might be good for our mental health.  I'm not a doctor, but I believe we need some "light" to counter all th…