PRAISE: a blog

All that's amazing and a little science, too.

July 10, 2018

When I sit on the shorn grass, feeling its silk brush my toes and its scent tickle my nostrils; or when I walk a path in the woods where the trees arch overhead, passing layered granite etched with moss; or when I take a chair to the wide creek stubbled with smooth, dr...

July 4, 2018

                           Photo by Carol Fassler.

I am stopped this morning by the sound of a bird song very loud, very close. Four notes, expr...

July 2, 2018

It is good to praise something you hate.

Lately, my friend’s kitchen has been invaded by carpenter ants, and they make me shudder. It’s visceral. I’m making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on a plate and they come scuttling from God knows where, waving their little “...

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Why write a blog called PRAISE?

A healthy and happy life is based on gratitude. Check the science. Gratitude for the simple, everyday awesome things in life contributes to physical health as well as mental health. Depression causes physical pain as much as pain causes depression. Save your own heart! Steep your life in the language of praise.

©2018 by CELIA WATSON SEUPEL, WRITER