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What Is Gratitude? Well, Here's What It's Not, with Video Examples

This is a guest post by Erich Origen, the author of the Encyclopedia of Gratitude. So far I've written more than 100 entries for the Encyclopedia...

This is a guest post by Erich Origen, the author of the Encyclopedia of Gratitude.

So far I've written more than 100 entries for the Encyclopedia of Gratitude, a wide-ranging compendium of things to be grateful for. (As GOOD posted earlier this month, you can help make the Encyclopedia come to be.) Over the course of this project, I've learned a bit about gratitude.

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Help Make the Encyclopedia of Gratitude Come to Be

There are thousands of things to be grateful for. Now someone is compiling an encyclopedia of all of them (or at least a bunch of good ones).

Erich Origen is a funny guy. For his last book, the satirical graphic novel The Adventures of Unemployed Man, Origen dressed up in full character for his major PR push with signings and multiple media appearances. "I spent a lot of time dressed up in orange spandex, listening to the stories of the struggling and out of work from California to the New York islands. I myself was also struggling—and becoming more aware of the things I was truly grateful for," he tells GOOD.

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