Bring On an Attitude of Gratitude

There’s a wise saying that “It’s not happiness that brings us gratitude; it’s gratitude that brings us happiness.” With the hustle and bustle of holiday preparations, it’s easy to get caught up in who is bringing what and whose house are we going to and how are we going celebrate with all our familiesThroughout the Christmas season, let’s all remember to take some time to reflect upon what we’re thankful for and appreciate the special people and moments in life. Let gratitude fill the place where getting caught up in the chaos of the holidays previously lived… allow yourself to feel thankful, and for that thankfulness to bring you happiness. And, we’ll get the ball rolling… in today’s blog post, check out what some Home Office team members are grateful for!


“I am thankful for family, friends, new babies and adventures in 2018! And for all the new friendships in 2018, for all the fun at events – and for the focus and excitement that is happening right now planning for 2019!” – Diane Lampert, U.S. Advisor Success Manager

“I am thankful for my devastatingly handsome new husband, our home and the amount of generosity we have been shown in the last year. Month 3: Marriage is a piece of cake! 😉– Alex Doffing, Designer


“I am grateful for the fun and friendships from our CM Advisors. We are blessed to be surrounded by so many positive women who build each other up.” – Tracey Trembath, Australia Advisor Success Manager

“I’m thankful for my family and all our hilarious Christmas traditions together. We have a weird present wrapping contest (see examples above right), tree decorating themes with the siblings where my parents have to guess the theme, hiding the ugly fish ornament somewhere around the house and my mom has to find it… she finally found the fish ornament in July this year!” – Brittany Malluege, Marketing Manager

“I am thankful for my health and for a job I love that allows me the flexibility to roll out of bed and go straight to the ‘office’ without showering and dressing. That being said, I am also extremely thankful for dry shampoo and Snapchat filter #1.” – Tara Dickinson, Designer


“I’m grateful to be alive and to have loving friends and family who are by my side every step of the way and make me laugh ’til I cry. And I’m thankful to have a meaningful job that even after 18 years brings fresh joys and challenges.” – Marnie Beltz, Communications Director


“I’m thankful for family and friends who have made our life back in MN everything we’d hoped for.” – Rachel Wolfman, Marketing Design Manager

“I am grateful for our home! It is a place filled with loving memories that are cherished in beautiful albums! I am so grateful for my job. Traveling across Canada, meeting incredibly talented and inspiring Advisors has brought me so much joy!” – Sandra Northmore, Canada Advisor Success Coach


“I’m thankful for my family, a job that I love, my kiddies and my kitties… and pizza.” – Carrie Hyopponen, Design Manager


“I am grateful for the work I get to do. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to work at home and be present for my kids.” – Kelly Batten, Australia Customer Service & Marketing Manager

And now that we got the attitude-of-gratitude ball rolling… comment below and tell us what YOU are thankful for this year!!!!

2 thoughts on “Bring On an Attitude of Gratitude

  1. I am thankful to have a loving husband for the last 41 years and for the new friends I have made in the scrap booking world like my advisor Sylvia McMurchy.


  2. I am thankful for my family, my friends, my home and having work that I love. I am also truly thankful for Creative Memories, for giving me a hobby I have loved for over 21 years and giving me the opportunity to have an amazing ‘side-gig’ where I can connect with so many incredible fellow Advisors and build lasting friendships with those who I help get their photos into albums. I truly love sharing my passion for scrapbooking and helping so many preserve their photos and stories – thank you CM for helping me, help them!


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