What is “An Attitude of Gratitude”?

With Thanksgiving approaching, the phrase “have an attitude of gratitude” is everywhere. When I see this I often wonder, what exactly does this phrase mean, how does one develop an attitude of gratitude and how do you hold onto it when bad days come along? So first, what does this phrase mean? To have an […]

The Silent Observer: A Tool to Help You Deal with Stressful People and Situations

“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” – Marilyn Vos Savant “If you go to a very busy place and simply observe, you will learn a great deal about the world, and a great deal about yourself.” – Jody B. Miller, author of The MISOGI Method One of the […]

Fun Socks, The Little Things, and a Giveaway

If I asked you right now what your favorite pair of socks are, what would you tell me? Would you look at me like I am a complete looney? (Are you looking at your screen like that now? =)) Or would you immediately know the answer? Why am I asking about your favorite pair of […]

The Novel Turtle Presents: Q&A with Mark Borella, a.k.a. The Seeds of Happiness Guy

I found this adorable little smiling face on a trip to Myrtle Beach, SC. When I read the accompanying card, I was hooked. They are such a simple thing, but the heart behind the project is amazing. This week we talk to Mark Borella, who is known as “The Seeds of Happiness Guy”. If you […]