Mastering The Art Of Gratitude

Are you hearing and reading a lot about gratitude lately? How do you feel when you hear “be grateful”? Grateful for the small things in life, thankful for the chance for growth from painful experience – does hearing that irritate you sometimes? My mom has not been a good cook, to put it mildly. When I did not empty my plate, she used to say: “The people in the third world would be grateful for the food.” And how often did grown-ups tell you to say “thank you” when you were still a kid.  The Case Of Fake Gratitude I am convinced that manners are a great cultural technology and… Read More

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