There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert EinsteinGratitude is the most powerful human emotion; infuse it into your family and fill your life with joy.
Throughout the day, take notice of the good around you. Take just one extra breath, one more heartbeat to soak in the good.
Keep a gratitude journal. Write down one thing you are grateful for and five specific reasons.
As you go to sleep, list every good thing in your life. This will ease your mind, help you sleep and create new pathways in your brain. The moment you wake up, name a few things that bring you joy.
A child needs encouragement like a plant needs water. It is essential to healthy growth and development. Rudolf Dreikurs Encouragement teaches kids self-reliance and a growth mindset. Praise fosters dependence on others, a fixed mindset and can turn teens into “approval junkies.” Praise: “You’re such a good kid.” Encouragement: “I really appreciate your help.” Praise: “I’m so proud of you. Here’s $5.”Encouragement: “You worked hard. You must be so proud of yourself.” en·cour·age·ment noun 1. to inspire with courage2. the action of giving someone support, confidence, or hope. “thank you for all your support and encouragement praise noun 1. to express favorable judgment of2. to glorify, especially by attribution of perfection3. an expression of approval