Welcome to Mindful Gratitude

It’s easy to feel happy, grateful and blessed when things are going well, but much more challenging to find the gratitude and the blessing in the heartbreak, disappointment, or struggle.

Join us each week for a short mindfulness and gratitude practice to help build resilience, and feel more peace, tranquillity, and joy.

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Our Mission

Our mission is simple, we want to help you calm your mind and feel more peaceful and tranquil so you can live a more abundant, blessed, and fulfilling life.

Our podcast has something for everyone, including mindfulness and meditation, gratitude, BLESSisms, positive psychology, and successful living skills.

Our Host

Leslie Riopel is a recognized psychology professor, healer, and mindfulness and meditation teacher specialising in helping others on their healing journey.

Our program is co-produced by Leslie Riopel, MA Psychology, and Charles Betterton, MSCED, and presented by MindfullyBlessed.com and our non-profit, PlanetBlessed.org.

The Energy of New Beginnings

The Energy of New Beginnings

New BeginningsThe best gift we can give ourselves in times of anxiety and stress is to gently remind ourselves that each day is a new beginning. Each day brings us yet another wonderful opportunity to embrace change and welcome in the energy of a new day. The Blessism...

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The Magic of Mindfulness

The Magic of Mindfulness

The Magic of MindfulnessThe Blessism for Mindfulness is a great reminder of the need to live in the present moment. Mindfulness grounds us to the earth and to the present moment allowing us to temporarily step away from stress, anxiety, and pain. The more we connect...

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Learning to Let Go

Learning to Let Go

Learning to Let GoDo you have trouble letting go of things? We all do at one time or another. The Blessism for Letting Go is designed to help you give yourself permission to embrace difficulties and let go of what no longer serves you. It may seem like a simple thing,...

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Blessing the World With Kindness

Blessing the World With Kindness

Kindness and CompassionWho doesn’t need a Blessism for kindness? It can be difficult living in a world that feels like it is falling apart all around you. However, that is one of the best times to practice gratitude and kindness. Offering yourself a dose of love,...

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A Blessing for the Journey of Life

A Blessing for the Journey of Life

The Journey of LifeHave you ever thought about blessing the journey of life you are currently traveling on? The Blessism for the Journey can help you do just that. Taking the time to bless the crazy journey of life, can help you shift your focus and feel better. Even...

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The Gift of Insight

The Gift of Insight

The Gift of InsightThe gift of insight can help you navigate through the waters of change in a much healthier way. The Blessism for Insight is a wonderful one to practice to help you view stress and anxiety in a different way. Blessing yourself for the sacred being...

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Feeling Open and Hopeful

Feeling Open and Hopeful

HopennessWe can remain open and hopeful, even in difficult and challenging times. We call this “hopenness”. Learning how to be hopeful in difficult times is an ongoing challenge for everyone. Maintaining a sense of hopenness even during challenging times can help you...

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Blessing Your Anxiety With Gratitude

Blessing Your Anxiety With Gratitude

Blessing Your Anxious ThoughtsIn a world where it’s easy to see what you’re missing, it pays to remember what you already have. The Blessism for Gratitude can help you appreciate and honor the bad things in life, in the same way you appreciate and honor the good...

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Finding Your Joy Again

Finding Your Joy Again

Finding Your JoyAre you finding it challenging to find that sense of joy again? Many people are. Taking a moment to bless the struggles and challenges can help you find moments of happiness and joy even in stressful times. The Blessism for Joy can help you ride the...

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