7 Proven Benefits of Gratitude (b217)

CLICK HERE to download your printable Gratitude Journal PDF. Friends, Amy Morin, psychotherapist and the author of “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do,” reports these seven proven benefits of gratitude in a blog post for Forbes.com (read the post here): Gratitude opens the door to more relationships. Gratitude improves physical health. Gratitude improves psychological health. Gratitude […]

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Thing 6: Hate Well (b216)

This one threw me. I admit it. I think a great deal about growing in love. But I don’t often think about what I should be hating. Dr. Cloud recounts a time when a new business partner learned of some debt owed by the partnership after he bought in. He scheduled a meeting with all the […]

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Thing 5: Act Like An Ant (b215)

Henry Ford said, “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.” This is true in every area of our lives from education to careers to health to relationships. Success is not achieved in one giant step. It is the sum of small steps taken consistently toward a larger goal. In this chapter, […]

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Thing 4: Do Something (b214)

This is the fourth in a post series on Dr. Henry Cloud’s excellent book: “9 Things You Simply Must Do to Succeed in Love and Life.” Read previous posts: Thing 1: Dig It Up Thing 2: Pull the Tooth Thing 3: Play the Movie People who are successful, whatever their definition of “success,” are people […]

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Thing 3: Play the Movie (b213)

This is the third in a post series on Dr. Henry Cloud’s excellent book: “9 Things You Simply Must Do to Succeed in Love and Life.” Read previous posts: Thing 1: Dig It Up Thing 2: Pull the Tooth “Play the Movie” is a principle that I use on my kids all the time. If […]

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Thing 2: Pull the Tooth (b212)

This is the second in a post series on Dr. Henry Cloud’s excellent book: “9 Things You Simply Must Do to Succeed in Love and Life.” Read the post on “Thing 1: Dig It Up“ Dr. Cloud summarizes this principle this way: Successful people do not hang on to bad stuff for long. While a […]

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