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During World War II America Air-Dropped Pianos for Troops in Battlefields

You thought pianos dropping from the sky is a gag for cartoons? Then hear this story out. During World War II, all kinds of production involving metals, ...


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'Counting Your Blessings' Leads to Better Health

According to author Richard Beck’s recent book, gratitude is a simple practice. You don't need to dance in a Holy Ghost conga line to do this. ...


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Gratitude is the Exclamation Point in our Life Story

Author Christopher de Vinck writes:

Gratitude is the exclamation point after the narration of our lives. Whether we are grateful for big things (life, ...

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Being Thankful Boosts Physical Well Being

Research has shown that practicing gratitude boosts the immune system, bolsters resilience to stress, lowers depression, increases feelings of energy, ...


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Honoring One Another

Soul singer Lionel Ritchie was once deeply impacted by a speech in which his father had honored his mother, on their 37th wedding anniversary. In his ...


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Unique Thank You Note Cheers Elderly Teacher

A quarter-century ago, a middle-aged pastor and writer named William Stidger was reflecting on his gratitude for a teacher he had in his youth who’d ...


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Gratitude Training 101

Shawn Achor, a psychologist who teaches at Harvard, suggests that we can train our brains to become more grateful by setting aside just five minutes a ...


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Tennessee Teens Blanket Their School with Notes of Encouragement

Anyone who's been through it knows that middle school can be tough. At Harriman Middle School in Tennessee, a group of students took it upon themselves ...


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Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel on the Power of Living with Gratitude

Few have understood the power of giving thanks as thoroughly as Elie Wiesel, Holo­caust survivor and novelist. Here’s the transcript of what ...


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City Helps Teenager Turn Hot Dog Stand into Licensed Business

When the Minneapolis Department of Health received a complaint about an unlicensed vendor selling hot dogs, they chose to view him not as a shady lawbreaker, ...


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