16 November, 2016

Responding to the US election result with a politics of gratitude

Millie, one of my ex-students, contacted me recently pleading for a blog on how to respond to the outcome of the US election with gratitude. She was finding it hard to find her gratitude in the midst of being paralysed […]
27 October, 2016
Blackmans Bay scene

What happens if we forget gratitude?

At the end of a recent workshop I gave on gratitude we went around the room and people shared the gratitude practices that they want to implement. Several participants thanked me and I offered my thanks to them. As the […]
2 October, 2016

Gratitude to self

Many of my workshop or research participants ask me about how appropriate it is to feel grateful in the midst of the negativity of others, and in particular, when being bullied. Surely, they say, this would be putting a positive […]
27 September, 2016
Blue shell on sandy beach

How can our gratitude contribute to world peace?

Every day we witness the brutality of war and atrocity, and can feel hopeless or doubt that anything we do as an individual can have a positive impact. International Day of World Peace was celebrated last week so now might […]