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  • A Simple Act of Gratitude: How Learning to Say Thank You Changed My Life

    A Simple Act of Gratitude: How Learning to Say Thank You Changed My Life

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   John Kralik
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Hyperion (2011, Dec 27th).
    Pages:   240

    One recent December, at age 53, John Kralik found his life at a terrible, frightening low: his small law firm was failing; he was struggling through a painful second divorce; he had grown distant from his two older children and was afraid he might lose contact with his young daughter; he was living in a tiny apartment where he froze in the winter and baked in the summer; he was 40 pounds overweight; his girlfriend had just broken up with him; and overall, his dearest life dreams--including hopes of upholding idealistic legal principles and of becoming a judge--seemed to have slipped beyond his reach. Then, during a desperate walk in the hills on New Year's Day, John was struck by the belief that his life might become at least tolerable if, instead of focusing on what he didn't have, he could find some way to be grateful for what he had. more

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