Do others think the child in the stroller is my grandson? Or perhaps they assume I am the child’s caregiver. Motivated by my son’s smile, I attempt to turn back time.
Lots of research has been conducted into different areas of how gratitude impacts the human mind and body and the results have surprised even the most stoic researchers.
Google ‘what not to wear after age 50’ and you will have your pick of thousands of articles telling you what looks terrible on your old ass body.
Gratitude. It’s everywhere these days. We’ve graduated from “count your blessings” to millions of research dollars being funded to understand this little attitude. (My grandmother would have given you the advice for free.)
I work at a circulation desk of a public library, and I can’t tell you how many hours I’ve spent watching people rooting through their purses, handbags and backpacks trying to find their library cards. I stand there patiently as they remove bulging wallets from mammoth pocketbooks and start sorting through the plastic.