Kate Dixon has an extensive human resources background in employee relations and compensation. Her true passion is coaching and leadership development. This conversation explores her discovery of gratitude journaling, all the benefits it has provided and the impact it’s had on John.

Conversation Highlights

  • The origins of Kate’s gratitude journaling challenge
  • The mindshift that comes from being thankful for little things
  • Habit stacking when you have an established streak
  • The importance of celebration
  • Being really clear about when you are going to do your gratitude journal or particular habit each day
  • Kate’s weekly review practice each Friday afternoon
  • How to overcome being a celebration-challenged person (like John)
  • Practicing gratitude in corporate environments without being cheesy
  • Proactive gratitude
  • Considering what negative or challenging situation can teach us
  • Sleeping better as a result of meditation and gratitude journaling
  • Always be capturing (Kate likes Evernote for this)
  • How to create a habit around celebration

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  • Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod
  • Original photo source: Kate Dixon

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