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Turkey for Your Brain

Well, it’s like that turkey we ate yesterday and the drowsy, content feeling we had afterward. The turkey is the delivery mechanism for the chemical tryptophan which makes us feel that way. Gratitude is the vehicle for dopamine and serotonin—it’s like turkey for our brain!  

25 Hour Holiday Radio Show 2020: The COVID-19 Marathon

“If I were to skip one, this is not the one to skip. This is maybe the most important one,” Jon said, then shocked himself into silence. He came to grips with his answer in pauses. “I need to think about that for a while. Yeah, maybe this is the most important—I don’t want to set the bar to high, Jeez,” he said, smiling at himself.

Weaponized Gratitude

Today we’re going to focus on how to amp up that gratitude for these trying times. You want that increased happiness, improved health, better sleep and boosted immune system? You gotta fight for it. You gotta weaponize your gratitude.

Can’t. Be. Grateful.

I wonder how many of us struggled to find something to say we were thankful for yesterday. I wonder if there were some who just faked it or said “pass” because they felt they had nothing. I’m sure there were, just as there were others who may have chosen to stay home or had no place to go which makes gratitude a significant challenge. We all struggle to find something to be grateful for at times. It’s a painful place to be. The way out is to let go.

Eating Nun’s Farts: Unique Holiday Treats for WPRB’s Unique Holiday Marathon

Eating Nun’s Farts: Unique Holiday Treats for WPRB’s Unique Holiday Marathon

  “When it’s time to bake big — anything from a 12-inch birthday cake to a day of Christmas cookies...

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...

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...

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...

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...

One Resolution to Rule Them All

One Resolution to Rule Them All

“It’s a Keith Karabin Christmas Peace on Earth and peace of mind With peace left over to write a piece...