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    Learning and Relearning Gratitude

    Guest post by Dragongal from dragonsonfire.com On life and expectations I used to whine and complain a lot. As an elementary school teacher, I was always overwhelmed with the demands placed on me by the students, parents, and administrators. My frustrations often got the best of me, and I would vent to my friends, co-workers, and my husband. Intellectually, I knew I was fortunate. My husband and I both had full-time jobs. We had a nice home and enjoyed traveling the world. But still, I complained. I believe this was due to unrealistic expectations. I expected a lot out of myself and the world around me. Related Article:┬áMy Struggle with…