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February 25, 2021

Gift of Gratitude

Most agree that gratitude is a grounding good practice. But, lately I have been reading and experiencing how it can be taken to an even deeper level for greater healing. The science behind appreciation is compelling. There are seven scientifically proven benefits of gratitude which have been compiled from various sources by Amy Morin, Psychotherapist and international bestselling mental health author:

February 4, 2021

Thought Attacks

This is the first of a series of blogs in support of mental health; the inspiration comes from Chase and the resulting grief after he passed. The many books, meditations and advice from others who have shared their stories have also contributed to this blog. Regardless of faith, wealth, race, gender or region, there is much suffering of the mind and it only seems to be escalating, further aggravated by social media and Covid.

February 1, 2021

Thank You to Unite with Light

Unite With Light, an annual event created by the Labadini family to raise funds for children’s charities, selected the Chase Bjork Foundation as the beneficiary of this year’s event, and poignantly held the event on January 30, 2021, the first anniversary of Chase’s passing. The Labadinis, along with Lizzie Lewis, organized an amazing team of families and developed a COVID-safe process for assembling and distributing luminaries to be displayed at property lines and around town as a way to display the power of light to transcend darkness. 

December 31, 2020

On Grief and Gratitude

The holidays are a time when we remember those in our lives who are important to us, and the “season of giving” surrounds us with the kindness and generosity of friends, family, neighbors and even strangers.