A positive emotion or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. People who are more grateful have higher levels of well-being, are happier, less depressed, less stressed, and more satisfied with their lives and social relationships. They also have higher levels of control of their environments, personal growth, purpose in life, and self acceptance.

How to Live Longer…What You Can Learn From Orchestra Conductors

It’s true. Orchestra conductors live longer than almost any other group of people by three to seven years. Many great conductors have even led major orchestras into their nineties.

How to Experience More Gratitude, Compassion, and Love

This post examines how the experiences of gratitude, compassion, and love are deeply interconnected with your biology. When you’re stressed out, overwhelmed or living in an incongruent way your body naturally goes into a reactive fight or flight mode.

Life’s Most Persistent and Urgent Question – What Are You Doing For Others?

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others? – Martin Luther King Jr. It’s easy to close our eyes to the fact that there are people in need virtually everywhere. There’s such a need as