Tag Archives: gratitude

Staying Grateful (Even When Times Are Tough)

Today is American Thanksgiving, so I thought it would be a great time to talk about being grateful (though I started writing about this important issue weeks ago).  It’s also the day after my birthday – so thanks for all the … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Appreciation

If there’s one thing my mom wanted me to come back from Africa with, it was gratitude.  For those of you who don’t know, she spent a few years in Nigeria when she was my age and she said that … Continue reading

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Power Outages: Nightmare or Blessing?

Hmm, this seems pretty obvious right. When the power goes out (or you lose any other service you normally have access to), you get pissed! How dare the electric company not do its job? This is ridiculous! But it’s Ghana, … Continue reading

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ReBlog – Building Resilience

Title and Link: Five ways to build resilience: a practical guide Brief Summary – This article talks about how development workers need to work on their resilience, and how this essential skill is often missing in the training that these workers receive. … Continue reading

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