Posts Tagged ‘Thanksgiving’

Just How Thankful Are We?

Just How Thankful Are We?

“Thanksgiving Day is a jewel to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day and leave out the gratitude.” – E.P. Powell, Journalist and Author “Grateful people are happy people, research shows,” says the Greater Good Science Center of the University of California (Greater Good, 2015). [Continue]

The Gratitude Engine

The Gratitude Engine

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” – William Arthur Ward, Inspirational Writer   We love gratitude at KeithKarabin.com. We’ve written about how it doesn’t suck, and last year we wrote about how even when it sucks, it is still an awesome part of [Continue]

I am Not a Winner

I am Not a Winner

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence…persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “press on” has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.” – President Calvin Coolidge   This Thanksgiving I crossed the finish line of a race that I started on June 14. Back then I [Continue]

Gratitude Sucks*

Gratitude Sucks*

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.“ – Oprah Winfrey, Daytime talk show host We’re all, again, soon to face the round-robin “What’re you grateful for?” death march around the Thanksgiving table. Aside from the family groans [Continue]

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Happy satiated, post-Thanksgiving bliss y’all. I hope the turkey day was a gluttonous bout of food, friends and family. Now back to work. We all know that I write a pre-Christmas article on the 24 Hour Holiday Marathon on WPRB inPrinceton,NJ. This year is no different–but this year’s article is already shaping up to be [Continue]

Gratitude Doesn’t Suck

Gratitude Doesn’t Suck

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” -Dale Carnegie, motivational speaker and author of How To Win Friends & Influence People Her smile was still that of a child. Cherubic, bright-eyed. Recently homeless, she had been molested and raped on the streets of Philadelphia after running away from an abusive [Continue]

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