Joy in Awareness, Gratitude in Appreciation

Forget the press of feasting and cramming too many people into too little space for the afternoon, and let Thanksgiving–gratitude–carry the day. Gratitude is an in-the-moment awareness that something we have, know, or experience has intrinsic value. “Focus on the good you have, not the lack of it, because whatever gets your attention will increase the energy of gratitude. … More Joy in Awareness, Gratitude in Appreciation

Nope, Sorry, That’s Not Romance

We need another word. Emilie Loring was called the “Queen of Romance” at a time when romance conjured visions of virtue, ideals, adventure, and honor. “I am looking for the romance of business, of politics, for the dragon-slayers, the imprisoned princesses, the sleeping beauties, the wicked dragons, the fairy-god-mothers of real life, not for romance … More Nope, Sorry, That’s Not Romance