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Happy Thanksgiving –Let Us Give Thanks the only prayer you said in your whole life was “thank you,” that would suffice.” Meister Eckhart

Thanksgiving is always an appropriate time to give thanks for all our blessings.

In our hectic schedule; trying  to find time for our business, struggle with a difficult and volatile economy, and trying to find  quality time with our families, we sometime take for granted  the many gifts and opportunities that are available to us.

Personally I want to thank all my colleagues for the trust and support you have shown me throughout the year. I want to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving.

It is my sincere hope that the following tips will make this Thanksgiving Holiday a very special holiday for you and your family:

Nine Tips on Giving Thanks:

Let Us Be Thankful For Our Opportunities — As professionals we have a wonderful opportunity to not only make our customers look good, but, also make them feel good about themselves. Our customers give us the opportunity to earn a living as well as show case our skills and artistic talents as well. The sky’s the limit.

Let Us Be Thankful For Our Good Health ––all the money in the world is meaningless if you have poor health or are unhappy. Good health can be maintained with exercise, good eating habits, and overcoming stress and depression. Let us be thankful for our good health.

Let us Be Thankful For Our Family — Family is especially important. Let us give thanks that we are able to celebrate this special day with our family and loved ones. Let us not forget how fortunate we are that we have families that love us, and especially our parents who will love each of us unconditionally. And let us remember the unfortunate,train your heart up to give sympathy and your hand in helping the less fortunate.

Let Us Be Thankful That Our Profession Does Not Require Hard Sacrifices — if you would go back to college with rising tuition costs ,you would have to spend over 4 years of hard work to get a college degree, and pay back a student loan as much as $100,000 and up before you even get a job. Sadly many college graduates are unemployed; a good hairdresser will never be out of a job. Our profession allows us to control our own destiny  at much lower costs. A hairdressing career can be a short cut to financial independence,provided you know what it takes and have what it takes to succeed.

Let Us Be Thankful We Can Help Others —we have a wonderful opportunity to impact the lives of others by helping our customers gain self-confidence and and self esteem in their appearance.  What a wonderful feeling when a client walks out of  our salon with a smile. Helping people feel good about themselves helping our customers build self confidence and self esteem is truly special.

Let Us Be Thankful As Citizens of U.S.A –— we in America sometimes take for granted our freedoms and opportunities in this beautiful country. Many people in other countries are fighting and dying to gain their freedom and democracy that we often take for granted. In America you control your own success or failure. Nobody can stop you from learning and growing. Our country allows you the opportunity to make a better life for you and yourself family. Your biggest obstacle to your own success and happiness will probably be you.

Let Us Be Thankful To Our Customers –— our customers have many choices on how and where they will spend their hard earned money. Our customers represent our livelihoods, by giving us an opportunity to enrich their lives ‘and provide us with an opportunity to earn a living.

Let Us Give Thanks to Our Troops ––many of our troops are not able to be with their family on this Thanksgiving Day because their defending our freedom and liberty around the world. Let us give thanks for their service and sacrifices of their families, so that we may enjoy time with our family on Thanksgiving Day.

Let Us Be Thankful We Have Jobs — we are very fortunate to control our own destiny. This is one of the few professions where you can literally get all the over time you want once you create value in your skills and create a demand for your services. A good hairdresser will never be unemployed. The sky’s the limit.

Many of our  fellow salon owners and hairdressers are facing many challenges and obstacles in today’s tough economy.  When the going gets tough think about all  our blessings ,always stay positive,keep learning, and take the word “I can’t” out of your vocabulary and replace it with” I can.”

It is my wish that Thanksgiving will be a special a special day and a new beginning for you and your family.

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2 Responses to Happy Thanksgiving –Let Us Give Thanks

  1. Jon November 24, 2011 at 10:09 am #

    Hello Judy, want to wish you and your family a very happy thanksgiving. I am very sorry I haven’t stayed in touch ,for one thing I lost your number,haven’t even had time for seeing my family, this was a very hectic year, been traveling every where,i will never forget you,you will always be a special friend and colleague. Please leave your phone number,hope everything is going well for you.Looking forward speaking with you soon. Have a great day.

  2. Ron July 6, 2012 at 12:51 pm #

    Here is a nice way to say Thanks to the Troops. The Grateful Chics will donate a Patriotic Grateful Bead Strand to a soldier every time one is purchased. This charitable partnership is through Operation Gratitude, a non-profit that send care packages to our Troops. The soldiers will know someone cares, remembers and is grateful for their service with these tokens of Gratitude. Check them out here:

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