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Gratitude: The Gateway To Transformation

Photograph by Jakob Owens

When her life came crashing down, one woman discovered the transformational power of gratitude.

As difficult as it may be, you have to look for things to be grateful for in the negative situation.

Rhonda Byrne (from her book The Magic)

In the winter of 2002, I was a depressed, broke, mature, fat woman, with no job and a husband who had just committed suicide. Not exactly a scenario ripe for gratitude. 

The suicide of my husband left me with emotional distress as well

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