gratitude

Jun 3, 2015

Gratitude

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Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: It must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. William Faulkner Gratitude (also known as thankfulness, gratefulness, or appreciation). It’s a positive emotion or attitude in acknowledgement of a benefit that one has received or will receive. Wikipedia.com Do you show gratitude? Do you show enough gratitude? Studies show that people who are more grateful are happier, less depressed and enjoy life more. They’re more adapt at dealing with difficulties that we all experience in life and they are more likely to seek support from others.  Grateful people also sleep better because they think more positive thoughts before they go to sleep. From now on, catch yourself throughout the day and take a moment to just be grateful. Grateful for the air-conditioned...
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Jan 22, 2014

Designing Your Morning Routine

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How do you wake up of a morning? Strange question, I know, but something you may want to think about is your morning routine. Do you struggle to get out of bed unmotivated by the day ahead? Well perhaps this year, change the way you wake up. Try something different if it will serve you well. When you first wake up, take a moment and stay in bed and be thankful. Be thankful for the wonderful night’s sleep, be thankful for the comfortable bed, and be thankful for the warm blankets. Just be thankful. Then take a moment to say to yourself, “Today is going to be a wonderful day.” Smile and you are ready to rise – happy from the start. I heard about one lady who, every day when she wakes,...
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Jan 16, 2013

Live Your Life With an Attitude of Gratitude

Cultivating gratefulness enhances your life and will provide long-term emotional rewards.  How grateful are you for your life, for those around you, for where you live, for having running water everyday? We live in an extremely materialistic age.  It is standard to expect so much, often too much.  The fact we have and own so much appears to have an impact on how grateful we actually are.  Some of us tend to focus on what we don’t have at times rather than what we do have. Imagine what it would be like if you started every morning being grateful.  Grateful for a wonderful night’s sleep, grateful for a warm bed, grateful for a comfortable mattress, grateful for being able to sleep in your own room.  Wouldn’t that be a positive way...
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