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Why I switched my morning newspaper habit

“Too many blessings, too little appreciation.”–Don Henley So yesterday, a guy from England tweeted this: “Switched my morning online news paper reading to ‪@PamGrout’s blog instead. It’s a much nicer experience.” That might just be the nicest thing anybody ever said about me. And it gives me hope that our team is expanding. Our team […]

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So you want to travel? Here’s how

“The power of gathering inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive.” –Alice Waters My vision for this blog is to celebrate what’s possible. To remind myself (and anyone who cares to read along) of all that’s going right in the world. I think it’s important to […]

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Changing the dominant paradigm one thought at a time

“Accepting the idea there were going to be no problems was a greater adjustment than one might think.” –Glenda Green I’d like to interrupt this blog with an important non-commercial announcement. You are already a master at creating reality. You can’t not be. By virtue of being alive, this power is yours. Like all things […]

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Why I remain optimistic

“Birds in my backyard aren’t on their cell phones. Aren’t stewing over politics. They’re singing their hearts out in celebration of a new day.”—Tweet I recently sent I have been accused of being naïve, a Pollyanna, a ridiculous fool. “Haven’t you seen the headlines?” my naysayers roll their eyes.  “Are you ignoring what’s going on […]

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Dilbert, doing affirmations and discovering your passion

“Life is a closet filled with pool toys.”—Amy Poehler If you’ve read E-Squared, you might remember that I used affirmations to launch my freelance writing career. I even sent myself postcards with reminders that, “I, Pam Grout, am a great writer.” “I, Pam Grout, have what it takes to sell to New York editors.” So […]

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It’s time for all of us to turn up the light

“I want to choose again, I want to live in the Kingdom. I want to live out from my true spiritual estate, who I really am. I want to live out from eternal, perpetual health and wholeness and strength and vitality. I want to live out from the knowledge that the abundance of all good […]

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“Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.” –Mindy Kaling

“The world will exhibit what you persist in affirming.”—Science of Mind When I first wrote the following post, I didn’t yet know Mike Dooley. I’m happy to report that not only have we become friends, but he became my speaking mentor. Enjoy this re-run: I just read a wonderful story about Mike Dooley, the former […]

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Why I no longer listen to the maniac in my head

“My life was an open suitcase and clothes were strewn all over the place.”–Amy Poehler When you write a book, the manuscript goes back and forth between you and your editor like a ping pong ball. Right now, the designed PDF of Thank & Grow Rich, my book that debuts in August, is on my side […]

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Why I’m the luckiest person on the planet, Episode 18

“I can’t just sit here vibrating with my own joy— I have to write about it, I have to share it.”
— David Mason  Thanks to the filter known as the brain, I often fail to notice the amazing gifts I receive in every moment. Right now, for example, I am getting free oxygen, support from […]

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Abundance, hoarders and why I’m a whole lot richer than #realDonaldTrump.

As many of you may have seen on Facebook, I’ve been celebrating my daughter’s college graduation. Here’s a picture of the two of us in Bermuda long ago. I was there writing an travel article for Tennis magazine and she was my trusty research assistant. At the same time (thanks to the magic of the […]

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