I’m the first person to walk right by the person at the table outside the grocery store asking for donations. But this changed me. It changed my entire perspective and now I can’t wait to see that person at the store so I can happily pull out my dollar and put it in their jar. I gave for 28 days straight and this is what happened...
For the entire month of March, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles joins forces with business across the county to raise awareness of children’s health. The goal is to raise $1M for the Helping Hands Fund, which ensures that CHLA’s patients receive the critical, lifesaving care they need. Read on to find out how to get involved!
At the beginning of the year, I decided to start a gratitude journal. It’s an easy concept; at the end of each day, list 10 things you’re grateful for. I have to be honest, when I first started this exercise I was skeptical. What was it really going to do for me? I mean, I’m grateful for everything I have. Well, at least I thought I was. But what I found was that sitting down and thinking of ALL THE THINGS, really changed my outlook and forced me to put my thoughts in a positive place. It’s been such a good experience, I hope you’ll try it too. Here’s 3 key things I learned from my gratitude journal:
Somewhere in our history, making new year’s resolutions became a thing. It seems to always follow the same cycle. Make a resolution that we truly desire to adopt and change ourselves for the better. Then we get about a week in and slowly bit by bit we’ve let go of the resolution. I used to resolve to eat better or exercise more only to break it almost immediately. Then, I was totally disappointed in myself and already beaten down before I even got going. Does this sound familiar? Welp, this year let’s resolve to break the cycle! Here’s how we’re gonna do it.