It’s almost Thanksgiving and I’m guessing you’re expecting me to blog about gratitude, giving thanks, making a gratitude list and checking it twice. Right? Wrong. While I am a big believer in gratitude and keeping a gratitude journal, I have something else to share with you today. Thanksgiving dinner is around the corner and many of my clients are already dreading it. It’s a national tradition that usually looks happy on TV shows, but in real life, it’s often wrought with fam
It was my birthday yesterday.
And I have a confession to make: I woke up feeling really annoyed.
I couldn’t put my finger on it.
I couldn’t think of anything I really wanted to do. Nothing really sounded fun. Didn’t want to go out to eat. Didn’t want a party. I didn’t have a clue.
Then I remembered something I heard a rabbi say years ago, “When you want to feel close to someone, give to them.” And what struck me in that moment was that I didn’t want to feel close