I hope you are having a wonderful November. It’s been a busy month for me. On the heels of last month’s Inner IDEA conference, which I’ll tell about next week, I have more YogaFit training. Plus, for the second year in a row, I’m doing National Novel Writing Month–it’s going to be a blast!
However, with all of this said, I think it’s important to take time out to breathe and find the things we are grateful for this Thanksgiving Season. It’s easy to get caught up in the sweep of Halloween and Christmas and forget altogether about what Thanksgiving means, not what advertisers want us to think it’s all about (i.e. Day After sales and more opportunities to spend our hard-earned cash). In fact, I get a little sad every year at this time because I hardly ever see fall/harvest decorations or a remembrance to celebrate what may be one of the most important holidays of the year.
Take the time out to remember what you’re grateful for this year, whether it’s a short post on your blog every day, or something you say around the dinner table at Thanksgiving, or something you meditate on while in rush hour traffic. And just ponder the following, which was mentioned in Growing the Positive Mind, by Dr. William K. Larkin: without gratitude and hope, we cannot possibly start to love.