Red Cross

An Attitude of Gratitude

The FIRM Master Instructor Team by The FIRM Master Instructor Team | November 20th, 2012 | 1 Comment
topic: Fitness, Health & Wellness, Personal Growth | tags: American Red Cross, attitude, beauty, blessings, Blood Donor, breast-cancer, children, family, give thanks, good health, grateful, gratitude, heart disease, high blood pressure, joy, karma, laughter, mantra, meditation, mindfulness, moment, Platelet Donor, Red Cross, simple pleasures, sister, stroke, thanksgiving, whale watching

Boy jumping in puddleBy The FIRM Master Instructor Marguerite O’Brien

While I try to be mindful of the blessings in my life and give thanks on a daily basis, there are times when I am humbled by life’s circumstances and my gratefulness is magnified. I’ve had several experiences recently that I wanted to share with you, in hopes that they will inspire you to take a moment to be present to what is going on around you and give silent thanks for every blessing.

Celebrities Rai$e Money for Aussie Devastation

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | February 13th, 2009 | 2 Comments
topic: Celebrity Planet | tags: Anthony LaPaglia, Australia fires, Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman, Red Cross

Cliff Lipson/CBS

Anthony LaPaglia photo by Cliff Lipson/CBS

With deadly bushfires devastating Australia’s state of Victoria, many of the country’s biggest celebrities — from Anthony LaPaglia to Nicole Kidman are helping to raise money for the victims.

During a telethon yesterday to support the nearly 200 people who have died and hundreds more have been injured by the blazes, Nicole and her husband Keith Urban appeared via satellite to make a televised appeal to raise money for the Red Cross.