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My Love-Hate Relationship with Gratitude

I have a complicated relationship with gratitude. On the one hand, I appreciate the benefits of it -- nearly everything you read extols its benefits. I'm currently delving into the area of positive psychology and once again, gratitude is high on the list of things to do to cultivate happiness. 

Yet any time I have tried to keep a regular gratitude journal, I have not found it to be much help for me.

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Chicago By the Numbers

The boys and I just got back from a trip to Chicago. This is a trip that has been a long time in the making...they have wanted to go on a "Chicago pizza tour" for a couple of years now, but until this summer, I was not in a good place to be able to plan it.


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