Living as if each day is a thank you can help transform fear into courage, anger into forgiveness, and isolation into belonging. Authors Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons present a simple yet comprehensive approach for incorporating gratitude into one's life and reaping its many benefits. The book is divided into ten chapters, including "Ways to Stay Thankful in Difficult Times,” "Gratitude as a Spiritual Practice,” and "Putting Gratitude into Action."
Mary Beth Sammons and Nina Lesowitz have received hundreds of thank you emails and letters from readers whose lives they have touched and helped - spiritual seekers, teachers, business people, cancer patients, parents, the newly bereaved, athletes, and many others. Building upon the foundational wisdom of the best-selling Living Life as a Thank You Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons have developed a workbook filled with life-changing practices and encouraging advice.
The Grateful Life is a guide to discovering and achieving one's dreams by harnessing the power of a positive attitude. In years of research and practice, authors Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons have discovered that grateful living can transform lives. Grateful people are happier people. They are healthier and less stressed. They report much higher levels of satisfaction with their relationships and are less likely to credit the good fortune of others to luck.
"What would you do if you knew you could not fail?" These words, attributed to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, have inspired tens of millions to face their fears and dare to follow their hearts. This can-do compendium is a veritable tool kit for transforming listeners from reticent to role model.... From the authors of Living Life as a Thank You, this volume presents true stories of ordinary people with extraordinary fortitude.
If ever there was a time for courage, it’s now. In The Courage Companion, the co-authors of the best-selling Living Life as a Thank You present stories of extraordinary fortitude. These true tales not only invite the reader to “tap into—and hold onto—our inner strength when times get tough and when we’re feeling all alone,” but also act as guides to inspire anyone to just do it, whatever the “it” may be.
What would happen if you sat down to dinner with the likes of Alicia Keyes, Jonathan Safran Foer, Drew Barrymore, David Lynch, Morgan Freeman, Sir Ben Kingsley, Alton Brown, Neil Gaiman, Deepak Chopra and David Foster Wallace? Fascinating conversation, without doubt, and one of the things all these folks have in common is that they practice gratitude and what they have to say about it, which is a lot.