What Is Gratitude?

What Is Gratitude?

Spiritual teacher Mahatma Gandhi described gratitude in a poetic fashion when he said, “We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.” Author Melody Beattie touted the benefits of a life lived in gratitude by saying, “Gratitude...
What Are You Grateful For?

What Are You Grateful For?

Briania Nicole Davis, MSMFT, and the owner of Open Arms Wellness, a private mental health practice that focuses on anxiety, depression, trauma, and mood disorders, says gratitude is essential to our lives because “it helps focus the mind on the things we do have...
We Must Keep Swimming

We Must Keep Swimming

So often we think of ourselves as freestanding and in charge, because we have the simple blessing of being able to go where we want. But we are as rooted as shrubs and trees and flowers, in an unseen soil that is everywhere. It’s just that our roots move. Certainly,...
Keeping Relationships Strong

Keeping Relationships Strong

Tyler Bliss, executive director of The Education Foundation for New Albany/Floyd County Schools, and his wife Megan, who is a math coach for Slate Run Elementary School in New Albany, faced the same dilemma many parents faced once quarantine began. “The first few...