Finding a balance for everyday gratitude

Like everyone else I’m trying to do the best I can with my gratitude, but for the most part I take things as I can fit them in my day; and, with a family pace that is at odd with any form of pausing, everyday gratitude is definitely a challenge. Some days, I need a […]

By |April 20th, 2016|Gratitude, Positivity, Relationships|0 Comments

Peeling the 5 Layers of Gratitude

There’s a lot more to gratitude than many people see.  Gratitude is like an onion. Onions have layers. Gratitude has layers. Get it?

The polite outer layer of my gratitude peels easily because everyone close to me deserves a thank you. Thanking close connections works as long as it doesn’t feel like thanking the voice activated […]

What do intentions have to do with gratitude?

There’s nothing like old tales about a man stuck on the road to make you think about how your intentions manifest during social interactions and shape the way you connect:

The jack story: A man gets stuck on a rural road with a flat tire and no jack. He could see a glimmer of light […]

By |February 20th, 2016|Communication, Gratitude, Positivity, Quote, Relationships|0 Comments

Love Meets Gratitude

Valentine’s Day is here and words of love are in the air. But, have you ever missed the opportunity to simply say “thank you” to your sweetheart, and really wished you had? Have you ever tried an awesome greeting card? I want to share with you this perfectly timed poem by Laura Strickland. Her sweet words are simple reminders […]

Say “thank you, my love”, it pays

Even if you don’t pay too much attention to what people say, you can’t help but pause at the sound of a thank you. Not only do you need it, but your sweetheart does as well because more than chocolate, being appreciated is one of your darling companion’s biggest cravings that brings happiness. Genuine recognition […]

By |February 11th, 2016|Communication, Gratitude, Relationships, Valentine's Day|0 Comments

3 Best Wishes for the Chinese New Year

The Chinese lunar calendar sets 2016 as the year of the monkey and here at WeGush we would like to mark this festive occasion by wishing you health, prosperity, and love. Along with seeking the blessings of your lucky stars, remember that there is a chance for you to create a fulfilling and pleasurable year […]

By |February 9th, 2016|Gratitude, Holidays, Positivity, Relationships, Well-Being|1 Comment

Sweet on Valentines

When I was thinking about writing this entry, I found myself reminiscing about my childhood Valentines. Like many others, in my early grades at school we used to make Valentines with construction paper, doilies, glitter, glue, ribbon, and yarn. We used coloring pencils and crayons to write our poetry, compliments, and Valentine’s Day good wishes. […]

Gratitude in Community and Friendship

I’m going to confess something here.  I’m a horrible procrastinator.  Truly, if you want something done, the best way to get it done (by me), is to give it to me about an hour before it needs to be done.  It’s not something I’m proud of, but at least I’m self-aware, right?  Now, after ten […]

By |January 27th, 2016|Gratitude, Relationships|0 Comments

9 Signatures in Your Appreciation Experience

People in your life understand you by paying attention, actively listening with all senses, and knowing your personal language made up of your spoken words, gestures, sounds, touch, and even eye contact that express what you really mean and how you truly feel. This is how they get the message that you just need someone that […]

By |January 20th, 2016|Communication, Gratitude, Positivity, Quote, Relationships|1 Comment

Be Brave, Be Kind, Be Grateful

How fascinating is it that every year people all over the world are connected in the shared celebration of a single day? Many of us mark the occasion of a new year by setting new health, fitness, financial and even relationship goals that renew our outlook on life. For example, practicing a year of mercy is […]

By |January 19th, 2016|Gratitude, Positivity, Quote, Relationships|0 Comments