Gratitude and Gratefulness – Habit

Practise being grateful everyday. Being grateful for little things and big things makes your inner and outer world a happier place. You become calmer and wiser

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Gratitude and Gratefulness – Habit

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into  enough and more.   It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity.  It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.  Gratitude make sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.   – Melody Beattie

I first read this quote and the concept of Gratitude Journaling may be 12 years ago in a book called “Simple Abundance – A daybook of Comfort and Joy”  by Sara Ban Breathnach.  After reading the section gratitude, I practiced the gratitude journal for an entire year, and thereafter couple times a week.     I tell you from experience gratitude works, when you feel lack, depressed, down, that  life is too much – be grateful for all you…

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15 thoughts on “Gratitude and Gratefulness – Habit

  1. It’s not difficult to be grateful, especially if you’re being aware first. Personally, I believe that counting the little things is the way to go, instead of searching for something big to be grateful for. If you just gotta…allow the little things to add up, one grateful moment at a time. It truly does work. Of course, practice makes permanent!

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  2. I am still using your journal promos what could you do differently and what new thing did you learn today. I love the prompts and I write down something everyday! I honestly try to write a grateful note everyday and place it into a job, then I will review it at the end of the year… but I fell off the wagon! I believe I will add this to the journal promos you have already given me… Always interesting at ThoughtsnLifeBlog! ~Kim (Re-post)

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  3. I love this. I have recently reinstated my Blessings Jar. It’s been a rough year, divorce, move, life a’movin & a’shakin…..and I haven’t allowed for a place of gratitude. So my Blessings Jar is my visual reminder. I have one at work and home. It helps me give myself a “Gratitude Adjustment”.

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    1. Hugs to you. Gratitude is a wonderful healer, repairer of us, it keeps us whole and real. Nice idea to have two jars, to write and read. There is so much benefit in this practise of your especially if it is done daily.

      Thank you for reading and commenting. Wishing you every happiness and courage. May today and everyday be the best.

      Thank you once again for your fab comment and reading this post

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