Synopses & Reviews
Keeping a gratitude journal can change your life for the better. And quickly, too! Thankfulness is all about being aware of all the blessings in your lifethe abundance found in each and every day. By taking just five minutes a day with the practices and prompts within, youll find yourself moving towards a happier and more fulfilling life.
"A resource for those who want to experience personal transformation. We were taken with sections on appreciation, daily affirmations, staying thankful in difficult times, and your spiritual bucket list."
Spirituality and Practice
Building upon the foundational wisdom of the best-selling Living Life as a Thank You
Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons have created a journal filled with life-changing practices and encouraging advice to take readers through a process of self-transformation and personal growth. The friendly format not only provides readers with tried and true thank you techniques and practices, but also allows them to take part in creating their own.
The act and power of gratitude has a direct effect on our lives on a physical, spiritual, mental and emotional level. Studies have shown that living life with appreciation leads to a greater sense of well-being and happiness. The secret to a happy and fulfilled life may rely on focusing on all the good, rather than what is lacking or not going well at the moment. Living Life as a Thank You Journal is a toolkit for this transformation.
About the Author
Mary Beth Sammons
is an award-winning journalist and author who is grateful to be welcomed into the lives of those she writes about who are experiencing the ups and downs of handling life, parenting, and caregiving in Family Circle, the Chicago Tribune's lifestyle section, and on various online health and wellness websites. The author of seven books in the women's self-help and health and wellness fields, including We Carry Each Other: Getting Through Life's Toughest Times; My Family: Collected Memories;
and Gifts with Heart.
She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her children.
Nina Lesowitz is a gratitude practitioner in the San Francisco Bay Area. A volunteer for literacy organizations, she also runs Spinergy Group which represents authors and corporate clients as well as non profits. The recipient of numerous awards and tributes including a national award for excellence in media relations, Nina is the coauthor of the best-selling book, The Party Girl Cookbook. She becomes more thankful each passing day for the myriad blessings in her life.
Table of Contents
One: Thank-You Power: Your Well Being
Two: Grateful for the Good Life: Turning Your Life Around
Three: Gratitude as a Spiritual Practice
Four: Practicing Gratitude in Everyday Life
Five: Staying Thankful in Difficult Times
Six: The Power of Gratitude to Make a Difference in the World
Seven: Finding Grace and Wisdom in Goodbyes
Eight: Inspiration and Perspiration: All Parts Gratitude
Nine: Gratitude in Times of Transition
Ten: Putting Gratitude into Action
Conclusion: Opening a Gratitude Circle
About the Authors