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Ending this year with grace and gratitude

2016 has been a tough year on many fronts. It was one of the most politically-charged that we’ve ever seen in the U.S. The world saw many tragedies — some of them on U.S. soil, and others on the shores of our extended world family. Some of us met with seemingly insurmountable personal challenges.

Regardless of the difficulties that were set before us ALL, we need to remember to be gracious. Be kind. Be grateful.

10 Ways to End the Year on the Right Note

  1. If you’ve had a difficult time with a family member, co-worker or boss this year, extend the olive branch. It may be the last thing in the world you want to do, but take the high road. Be the one to end 2016 on a positive note.

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Devin C. Hughes, is a highly sought after speaker, author, happiness muse, mindfulness trainer & executive coach. He is the author of seven books and his approach draws from the science of positive psychology, positive organizational research, appreciative inquiry, neuroscience, mindset and mindfulness.


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