Tag: gratitude

Leading with Gratitude

Posted on May 7, 2019

Many people agree that our culture is growing more impatient, selfish, disrespectful and ungrateful. Those who haven’t noticed are likely not bothered, and may be contributing to these disturbing tendencies. Not exactly glowing statements on our day and age. These attitudes and behaviors are also visible in every corner of the working world, as organizations struggle to keep employees engaged, loyal, civil and productive. Employees have no difficulty pinpointing the things that annoy them, while ...

An Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happier

Posted on February 14, 2016

The world as we know it today is complicated, busy, stimulating and filled with "breaking news."  How to calm the brain and body and get a good nights rest?  After all, we are learning through mind/body research how important a good nights sleep is to our days of fulfilling work.  Good news: social scientists have discovered some ways to train our brains to power down at night and look forward to the new day tomorrow.  This ...

Gratitude: Taking Time to Express Thanks

Posted on December 3, 2009

"The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings." -Eric Hoffer The holiday card that the Perla Group sent out this year states: During this season of gratitude and celebration, we acknowledge those who have made our success possible.  In this spirit, we say thank you. May peace be with you and yours in this coming year, as well as a prayer for our world. [caption id="attachment_87" align="alignleft" width="150"] Gratitude: ...