Posts Tagged ‘appreciation’

The Laura Longley Show – December 24, 2013: Gratitude Call-In Show – What Are YOU Thankful For?

We typically focus on gratitude at Thanksgiving, but what about at Christmas? And the end of the year? We can express our gratitude internally or externally. Today you get the opportunity to share what you are truly grateful for this year. A shout-out to someone who did an extra-special job for you. Gratitude for your…
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Eagles, Part I – Spirit Is Always Present

June 4th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Friday was my birthday. Several weeks earlier I made plans to go by myself to the Olympic Peninsula. Part of my motivation was to spend some time alone in nature. To reflect and meditate on what I wanted to create in the coming year. On a clear day when I am driving the hills of…

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Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful

May 24th, 2012 by Laura Longley

I was reminded today of an old TV commercial, I think it was for shampoo, where the model displays her luxurious hair and says, “Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful.” She then goes on to tell you how you can be beautiful, too, by buying whatever the product was. This afternoon I received an email…

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Why Do I Resist Showing Appreciation to Others?

May 22nd, 2012 by Laura Longley

I have been aware for quite some time that I have difficulty expressing appreciation for others unless what they have done is significantly above and beyond. On surveys I’m loathe to rate anyone (or anything) a 5 out of 5, even when there’s nothing that could be improved. I hate standing ovations. Very occasionally I…

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