During this holiday season, we can easily get caught up in the hustle and bustle of trying to find the right gift, baking as many cookies as possible, and saying yes to every party invitation we receive.  But recently, I’ve seen a lot of posts about gratitude and how to spend the holiday season helping others, and that reminds me of what I like best about Christmas (which is what I celebrate; for you, it may be something else!) – slowing down and thinking about what I’m really thankful for as this year winds up. 

Of course, there are many things in my personal life that I’m thankful for – the birth of my newest niece, and becoming her godmother, getting to spend so much time with my nieces that the oldest one gives me hugs for no reason, welcoming a new puppy into my home, which had the extra effect of calming my older dog’s anxiety, having a roof over my head, food in my home, and a job to go to every day. 

But there are also some professional blessings I’d like to take a moment to share with you today – and I’d love to hear about your gratitude lists in the comments! Continue Reading What are you Thankful For?