2 December, 2016

Is it enough just to reflect on our gratitude at the end of the day?

The internet is full of strategies, tips and techniques for bringing more gratitude into our lives. There has been an exponential rise in the number of academic papers, popular and scholarly texts, websites and news items that focus on gratitude. […]
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 […]