Get Your Thanksgiving On All Year Long: 6 Ways to Practice Gratitude Every Day
Blog 25 Nov 2015 | 10:22 am
Now that the turkey’s gone and the food coma has set in for a good week give or take, let’s not throw out all that delicious Thanksgiving gratitude. Taking a moment to be grateful every day can help us feel happier and more connected all year long. It can also help us feel our best so that we have our best to give to others—you know we’re all about making the world a better place!Here are six ways to practice gratitude every day:1. Literally count your blessings. Every day before bed, take a few minutes to think of three...
Troop Capitol Hill Member, Senator Barbara Mikulski Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom
Blog 24 Nov 2015 | 6:09 am
On behalf of the entire Girl Scout Movement, Girl Scouts of the USA is proud to congratulate one of our own, U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, for receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom. A Girl Scout alumnae and a leader of Girl Scout Troop Capitol Hill since its inception, Senator Mikulski has served as a living embodiment of the Girl Scout Promise & Law, tirelessly working to serve her country, demonstrate courageous leadership, and make our world a better place. For nearly four decades, Senator Mikulski has served as a role model for girls on the national stage, demonstrating the principles and...
This Winter Break, Get Out and Get Active, Girl Scout Style!
Blog 24 Nov 2015 | 5:21 am
Off from work for a week or two? The kids on winter break from school? Don’t just cozy up in the house the whole time. This holiday season, spend quality time with family and friends in the great outdoors, Girl Scout style! Why? Because the outdoors is infinitely FUN. There are endless things to discover and learn from! Plus, spending time outdoors is critical for physical and emotional health. Specific to girls, research has shown that even one outdoor experience a month benefits them, especially girls of comparatively low socioeconomic status. In other words, the outdoors is not just fun, it...
9 Fun Powerful Ways to Pay it Forward this Thanksgiving
Blog 24 Nov 2015 | 4:00 am
Kindness truly comes in all shapes and sizes, and it can be incredibly powerful in its various forms. In a world that can feel filled with darkness, you can make a meaningful difference in someone’s day and life by channeling your inner Girl Scout and paying it forward with a little (or BIG) dash of love, light, and service.This Thanksgiving, savor every last bite of turkey and mashed potatoes, ravish that pumpkin pie, and fill your belly with laughter as you enjoy quality time with friends and family. Just don’t forget to leave room for a little gesture that can...
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