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Learn how to foster gratitude in your life.  Often, we miss the good, getting caught up in our thoughts or getting to the next thing. By paying attention to the good in our lives, gratitude will naturally arise. Learn two ways to practice gratitude in your own life. 

Gratitude: An Important Practice Across the Lifespan

By Heather Haslem, M.S.

Heather Haslem is the senior project coordinator, workforce development for the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Step-by-Step Pasta Dinner 

Pasta is a budget friendly way to choose whole grains.

Barley and Lentil Soup

Haslem, H. 2023, Healthy LIVING while Aging! (2023-01), Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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Also of Interest:

Resource Guide for Nevada Stakeholder Perceptions of Youth Educational and Mental Health Needs During the Pandemic
This Resource Guide to Support Youth and Families was developed to share community resources that are available through the University of Nevada, Reno and other state and community organizations.
Stark, C; Horrillo, S; Evans, W; Gallo, J; Norze, J; Sanchez, J; Demchak, M; Chvilicek, S; Bray, S 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Special Report
Depression - Exploring Treatment Options
This fact sheet contains information on depression by age group and details on the treatment options and process.
Day, P. and Meyer, K. 2000, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-00-34

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