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Why I’m the luckiest person on the planet and other perks of brazen gratitude

“Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” –Helen Keller While I was hot air ballooning over Albuquerque last Friday, looking out over the Rio Grande Valley for what my balloon pilot described as 100 miles, I thought “I must be the luckiest person on the planet.” […]

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Your brain on gratitude: the perks of brazen thankfulness

“Gratitude is some seriously powerful stuff.” –Emily Wenstrom I just returned from the Cook Islands, a tiny nation of 15 spits of land, surrounded by millions of miles of ocean. The 15,000 or so people who live in the Cooks rightfully believe they are blessed, that God has given them everything they could possibly need. […]

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