by Lori Raudnask
For many years I have started my day with “The Gratitude Process” and I want to share my experience with you. Gratitude is so powerful that it can actually change your life. If you follow this process, you will see remarkable results in your daily life.
Life is full of choices. We can choose to love people instead of displaying hatred towards them. We can choose to slow down instead of rushing around busily. And we can choose to be grateful instead of stressed. It is pretty difficult to be grateful and stressed out at the same time. So anytime you are feeling overwhelmed, take a moment to pause, practice deep breathing, focus on gratitude, and change how you approach the situation ahead.
What has worked for me over the years is starting my day by being grateful. Let me explain “The Gratitude Process.”
In the morning:
I ask myself five questions before my feet hit the floor in the morning. As a result, I am in a positive state of mind before I even get out of bed.
1. Make one daily goal.
2. What am I willing to give to others today?
3. What 10 things do I value that I am grateful for now?
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The Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce participated in the Santa Claus Parade on December 6th. President Lori Raudnask, Executive Director Dave Cage and Director Mieszko Chuchia represented the Chamber.
Behind us in the parade was the Stoney Creek Citizen of the Citizen of the Year Teresa DiFalco. It was a beautiful day and the streets were lined with excited children waiting to see Santa.
OCC RAPID POLICY UPDATE
ONTARIO GOVERNMENT INTRODUCES TWO PIECES OF RETIREMENT INCOME LEGISLATION
In this Rapid Policy Update, you will find key information on two bills that were introduced today by the Government of Ontario. Both bills will introduce significant reforms to the pension system. The Ontario Chamber Network has significant reservations about the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Act, 2014 (Bill 56), which will impose new costs on employers.
We are broadly supportive of the spirit of the Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act, 2014 (Bill 57), which could provide businesses with a voluntary retirement savings tool. We will provide additional information t... Read More »