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Is gratitude just for annoying people?

Is gratitude just for annoying people?

Gratitude was previously something I associated with annoying self-development positivity pushers. Annoyingly happy people just pissed me off. I felt they weren’t being ‘realistic’ But, you know, even though I’m never wrong, like ever, I think this one time I might have been wrong. Studies (and more studies, and more studies) now show that “practicing gratitude is… read more…

Gidday, I'm Andrea

I'm a mindfulness advisor and former cynical pessimist.

I used to be an awkward, pessimistic, mediocrely happy overachiever.

Life looked good on the outside, but on the inside things were average.

I was indecisive, I didn't know what to do with my life, I self-sabotaged the hell out of my relationships.

I had a feeling I was going to keep f-ing things up for myself unless something radical changed.

The life handbrake-turn that followed over the next few years came as the result of learning what I now teach in Bloody Good Life 101. Just practical, relatable techniques without any rainbow and butterfly jibber jabber.