RadioWrap-Up: Gratitude

AnnmarieKelly.WCBM_..web_-150x120Yes, we're only a couple weeks from Thanksgiving, so I asked Janice Kaplan, author of The Gratitude Journals to join us. I met Janice in New York and, when I first opened The Gratitude Diaries, I expected TheGratitudeDiaries (2)something different. What I got was much better! Janice really walked her talk!

Janice is a respected journalist, New York Times bestselling author, and former Parade editor in chief, Kaplan’s access to the top psychologists, academics, CEOs, doctors and philosophers is unparalleled. Through thought-provoking interviews with her family, friends, and even celebrities like Matt Damon, Daniel Craig, Michelle Pfeiffer and Jerry Seinfeld, Kaplan’s memoir is both an invitation for readers to follow her journey, as well as a call to action for all of us to practice gratitude in our own lives. Find more at

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Here's the quote from Melody Beattie:

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.