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Laura Tong is an Ambassador for the life-changing power of gratitude. Her writings regularly appear on Huffington Post and other top blogs. Why not take her fun and revealing quiz and find out Your Gratitude Score?

Are you grateful? I mean, on a regular basis? Sure, most of us count our blessings on Thanksgiving, but what about the other 364 days of the year? And do you only count your blessings when something good or bad happens in your life? Perhaps being grateful doesn’t rank very high on your to-do list. You certainly aren’t alone. In a survey only “20% of American adults rated gratitude as a constructive and useful emotion”.…

“Basically, I’m a people pleaser who has a knack for disappointing.” -Kevin Nealon Do you see it as good or bad? You know, being a people-pleaser. On the one hand it says ‘I want to be selfless, generous, contributing’. And on the other? Well, to many it says, ‘I want to be loved’. So is that a problem? Not necessarily. We’re all people-pleasers to some extent. The President, the Dalai Lama, even Oprah have a…

“When you say yes to others make sure you are not saying no to yourself.” – Paulo Coehlo Have you ever chewed a wasp? No way, you may say. You’d remember that. But I bet you have. You see, it’s a great expression my friend uses when she’s quietly grumbling and grinding her tooth enamel. When she feels life has stung her and spat her peace of mind out onto the floor. I’m sure you…