When the going gets tough, we have a choice. Stay in the tough or pivot. Gratitude, which is the essence of positive focus, is a light yet powerful way to pivot.
If you are upset with someone at work, can you find five things you like about them? If your teenager is driving you batty, can you reflect on what you do love about who they are? Shifting our perspective, shifts the experience.
Today's resource is a light and friendly reminder to increase our gratitude and expand into more positive and enriching experiences.
I am grateful that you are reading this. To me, it shows you are a person who cares. Thank you for being here!
How to Practice Gratitude
by: Mindful Magazine
"Practicing gratitude can be a game-changer: it has far reaching effects, from improving our mental health to boosting our relationships with others. Living your life with gratitude helps you notice the little wins—like the bus showing up right on time, a stranger holding the door for you, or the sun shining through your window when you wake up in the morning. Each of these small moments strings together to create a web of well-being that, over time, strengthens your ability to notice the good.
Building your capacity for gratitude isn’t difficult. It just takes practice. The more you can bring your attention to that which you feel grateful for, the more you’ll notice to feel grateful for!
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