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Practical Gratitude By Jennifer Urezzio Gratitude is the most practical spiritual practice you can conduct. The energy of gratitude extended out from you and to others will create experiences of the same energetic match. If you are withholding this energy from yourself, you are withhold- ing it from the world. Look at your current life situations to see which areas you may be withholding gratitude and begin by asking yourself the two simple, yet profound questions shared in this article.


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Teaching our Children the Joy of Being Grateful By Caron B. Goode Gratitude is more than an attitude. Recent studies show that grateful people are happier, more resilient, and less depressed. They also have higher self-esteem and better relationships. These results prove that gratitude is more than polite manners and positive thinking. It is a way of life, and a wonderful legacy to leave our children.


The Enlightened Mom: Sitting in Gratitude for my Kids By Terri Amos-Britt When you have an attitude of gratitude, the walls that had been built between you and your loved ones come down. By sharing your heart and what you’re learning about yourself through your relationships with them, you build intimacy with one another. Seeing all of my relationships as gifts has taken me to my heart. By sitting in gratitude for my kids, I am a happier, more joyful and playful mom.


What to Do if You’ve Outgrown a Friend or Loved One By Colette Baron Reid One of the surprisingly common aspects of personal growth is the realization that our relationships may not grow in the same direction. Each of us is on a unique path in life, full of changing experiences, perceptions, interests, and needs. When we don’t feel nourished by a relationship, it becomes a drain in our lives. The more time we spend in draining relationships, the more we lose touch with our authenticity; we disconnect from our intui- tive guidance and the light dims on our highest path.


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7 Tips for Developing a Practice of Gratitude in Business By JoAn Brandi Discover what gratitude and happiness have to do with success on the job. There is power in intentionally setting out to feel grateful and happy every day as the benefits will ripple outward to your co-workers and customers. Here are seven tips for devel- oping a practice of gratitude and happiness.


The Joy of Connecting: 24/7 Attitude By Bonnie Ross Parker While attitude is an inside job and one that we can control, the world outside of our internal world is impacted by our positive or negative attitude every moment of every day. What are we presenting? Are we cheerful? Are we grateful? Living with an attitude of gratitude can shift our vision of the world. Try it!


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The Buddha’s Advice for Entrepreneurs By Elizabeth Hills If you’re a typical entrepreneur, chances are good that you al- ready possess the unique combination of qualities that tradition- ally define the members of this particular “club”; passion, vision, risk tolerance, determination, confidence and a strong work ethic. What we ambitious entrepreneurs often forget about in our quest to create a successful business is, as the Buddha puts it, our “duty” to take excellent care of our bodies, the one we are going to be sleeping with for the rest of our lives. Here are 4 wise tips for budding entrepreneurs that the Buddha would most certainly endorse.


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Growing Your Divine Business: Have You Identified Your Core Purpose Process™? By Kim Turcotte Learn to identify and develop your Core Purpose Process™. This process is the very foundation of every product, program and service that you offer and is what ensures that you stay in total alignment with your purpose and your passion. Kim Turcotte specializes in supporting creative souls that panic at the word PLAN. Using her painless planning process Kim supports and honors your creative, feminine nature and provides you with a structure that works for you so that you and your business can THRIVE!


7 Powerful Ways to Show Love to Children By Steve Brunkhorst Our children are our most important legacy to the world. How- ever, our love is our most important legacy to our children. Here are seven ways to show love that will help children build sturdy foundations for the future.


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Alphabet of Motherhood By Lori Radun A fun alphabetized list of attributes, gifts and blessings of being a mother. From ‘A’ for Ask for Help to ‘Z ‘for zapping all the energy draining energy and drama for your life you’ll enjoy the wisdom in this insightful list.


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colorscope By Elizabeth Harper


In Every Issue Contributors Letter from the Heart Conscious Business Directory


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Each issue features Colorscope, a unique system of color conscious and spirit guide centered messages designed as a proactive intuitive tool to access the wisdom of your soul.


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