It’s preferred and important to stay away from conversations relating to politics and bitter memories, religion, your ex, gossips and drama.
Growing up, one of the things I was taught, was to be thankful for everything – to have a grateful heart. Today, that lesson remains with me and I will forever be THANKFUL for it because throughout my life it has taught me so many things about gratitude and the benefits it has.
So, what are you grateful for today? There are so many things to be grateful for, friends, family, jobs, life, and health.
Then there are those who are lost and overwhelmed or feeling down at this time. May this Thanksgiving season lift your spirit and may you find it in your strength to express your gratitude.
Being grateful is showing appreciation for what you receive. It is the acknowledgement of all the things in life. Being grateful draws you towards others who are also grateful. Because good vibes recognize good vibes. Ain’t that the truth? It certainly is.
Here are 3 ways to practice gratitude if you are feeling down and a little too overwhelmed; to begin feeling more grateful for everything.
- Express your gratitude by writing down to yourself or anyone you are comfortable with.
- Try reflecting on the little things that you may have foregone and savor it.
- Be thankful that you are alive, Many aren’t so fortunate.
Gratitude is a lot more than mannerism and politeness. It is the expression of heartfelt genuine gratefulness.
Let us look at a few ways that gratitude can benefit us?
- Gratitude helps to improve our sleep
- It reduces stress
- We become more adaptable
- Our sleep is improve
- Our relationships are are improve
- It gives us peace of mind
Like any skill that is worth mastering, gratitude take practice and time to develop. Focus on the simple and valuable things. For example, your life, the air you breathe, being grateful for a friend, even your favourite pet. There is so much to be thankful for.
When you are finished you will be inspired by the change you will feel in your mood. Continue practising an attitude of gratitude each day and you will see great benefits. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”Eckhart Tolle