19 September, 2016

How gratitude can help when we feel too busy

Many of us live in a state of anxiety as we try to manage the constant flow of demands and distractions that characterise our fast-paced world. Sometimes I can hardly breathe I feel so overwhelmed by what’s ahead of me […]
15 September, 2016

A State of Preparedness: Preparing our being with gratitude

Many of us live in a state of anxiety as we try to manage the numerous complexities and negative events or people we face in our daily lives. As with everything, it is the innermost attitude with which we approach […]
11 September, 2016

Chinese students practising gratitude in Australian boarding schools

The Masters of Teaching student from mainland China mentioned in my previous blog – who I gave the pseudonym Nancy – also related how she is trying to help her students practise gratitude in culturally appropriate ways. Nancy has a job […]
7 September, 2016

What we can learn about gratitude from the martial art of kendo?

Before they start their practice or competition, those who are training in the martial art of kendo bow to the room to thank it for allowing them to train, they bow to thank their sensei, their teacher. They also bow […]