As Curator and one of the founders of MindBodyGreen, Jason's goal is to inspire wellness globally. After being told that he required back surgery, Jason opted for yoga and is now completely healed. Jason has been featured in the The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He has a BA in History from Columbia University, where he played Varsity Basketball for four years. Jason lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife. Remember This, Realitycheck, Quotes, Food For Thoughts, Be Grateful, I Am Blessed, Reality Check, Perspective, Stop Complaining
This spoke to me, louder than anything with the same information in a different format. I thank my lucky stars I have the good fortune to be able to read; buy a coffee because I feel like it, maybe even a muffin; to wake up with a roof over my head and a full stomach; to not feel hunger, pain or poverty. It scares me to think about the billions of people who are less fortunate than I,
One teacher says that she used it with her fourth graders. They read it and then discussed all that we "don't like" to do, but are grateful for, as in this passage. Then each wrote his/her own poem "I don't like __ but I'm thankful for it because it means ___."
A fact of which I'm all too aware due to having lost many loved ones, and why this week was and will be the only time I celebrate my 29th birthday (as opposed to my calling every birthday from here on out another "29th")... I welcome 30, 31, 40, etc., because each year is a gift. Celebrate your age!