25 Sep '11, 9pm

Gratitude is Good Medicine | Care2 Healthy Living: Appreciating what you have rather than what you don't have is...

Gratitude is Good Medicine | Care2 Healthy Living: Appreciating what you have rather than what you don't have is...

Sometimes the best way to show our appreciation is a hug. When I was given my first cancer diagnosis in 2006, I had been living what I thought was a good life. I had long since given up fast food and the equivalent emotional junk food of gossip and other degrading conversations. It wasn’t until after my second diagnosis in 2007, however, that I began to recognize the qualities that were missing in my life: among the most important was gratitude. Of course, I appreciated that I had married a good man, landed a respectable job, and was raising two promising kids. But when I looked deeply at my inner life, which my second diagnosis prompted, I had to admit that I maintained a deep-seeded desire–and insatiable thirst–for more. I wanted a more beautiful house, a fancier car, more disposable income, an updated wardrobe, more help to keep up the house and yard, more time to trave...

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