Tag: gratitude

Tackle Winter Woes

Unlike many of our furry friends, most humans cannot simply disappear into a dark cozy cave to sleep away the winter months. Some may dream of doing this, but in today’s busy world, it’s probably not a real option, now is it? For many people, the shorter days and longer nights may affect their mood,

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The Art of Living “Pura Vida”

“Pura Vida” (pronounced poo-rah vee-dah) is the phrase that greeted me on the “Welcome to Costa Rica” sign at the airport in Liberia, Costa Rica. I arrived there to spend a week at Blue River Retreat Center in Nosara. Before I left home, several people who had visited Costa Rica wished me “Pura Vida”. It

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10 Ways to Show People They Matter and Why It’s Important

I once had the pleasure of being one of the first inductees into the Happiness Hall of Fame, an organization that honors people who are advancing happiness in the world. I was thrilled to be among other inductees from all walks of life such as athletes (Bubba Paris), film producers (Roko Belic) and Stanford professors

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