5 Ways to develop an ‘Attitude of Gratitude’!

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There are lots of ways you can improve your health and wellbeing with treatments and medicines; but what if there was something not available at the pharmacy, something specific to you, something precious and completely free?  Would you be interested?

What if this something had no negative side effects and helped you improve your health from the inside out?  What if it helped you to eat healthier, exercise more regularly, experience less depression and helped you sleep more soundly?

What if this something was just as crucial to you overall health as nutrition but somehow you’d missed it?

Are you truly grateful for all you have?  Gratitude is no drug but it’s certainly addictive and has a great multiplier effect.  When I first met my husband I couldn’t believe what a positive person he was, I’d never met anyone before with such a zest for life and completely focused ‘positive-positive-positive’ attitude; it rubbed off on me and now I find that it’s a constant that we rely on in difficult times.  It binds us and supports us.

Creating an attitude of gratitude is such an energising way to live your life, and I believe we all need to cultivate greater awareness for all the gifts in our life.

The universal laws of attraction all point to this very concept. Be grateful first, for all that life has to offer. Then, and only then, will the universe bring you more; more health, more wealth, more love, and more joy.

Develop an attitude of gratitude and watch as you begin to manifest a life of abundance.  Let’s look at some of the benefits.  People described as thankful tend to:

  •             Eat healthier
  •             Develop stronger immune systems
  •             Experience more energy
  •             Demonstrate optimism and mental acuity
  •             Cope with stress better
  •             Describe life with high satisfaction
  •             Exercise regularly
  •             Solve difficult mental challenges easier
  •             Have deeper friendships
  •             Sleep better
  •             Have increased self-worth and self-esteem
  •             Show increased productivity
  •             Enjoy work and perform better on the job

Here are five ways to cultivate a ‘attitude of gratitude’:

  1. Write it down

Keep a gratitude journal.  Try it for 30 days.  Be specific about what you are thankful for.  Watch how your thoughts develop over time.  You may start out simply, but when you add stories and colour, it becomes more powerful.

  1. Talk about it

Sharing what you are thankful for should become a habit.  Talking about it with others will reinforce your feelings and keep you focused on the positive.

  1. Meditate

Whether you regularly meditate or not, take a break a few times a day.  Focus on a spirit of thankfulness.  Who are you thankful for?  Bring the person to mind.  Imagine your life surrounded with blessings.

  1. Express it

Find that someone who made a difference in your life, and tell them.  Write a personal  note and tell a long-lost friend what she meant to you.

  1. Seek it

If you want to be thankful, surround yourself with people with that characteristic.  Some people just bubble over with enthusiasm and gratitude for life and others drain you.  Stick with those that are supportive and positive!

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