4 Simple Ways To Express Gratitude In Life

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What is gratitude? What does it mean to you? How do you express gratitude in life?

Gratitude is life. Gratitude means different things to different people. To some people, gratitude is just being alive. To others, it means enjoying what they have.

According to Melody Beattie, “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”

Karl Barth said, “Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.”

Celebrate what is working for you. It is a miracle to be alive today. If you are alive, you should celebrate your life. Don’t wait until tomorrow to appreciate your life. Start it today. People are not happy because they don’t appreciate their lives enough. They focus on what is not working, instead of celebrating what is working for them.

Don’t focus on what you don’t have. Celebrate what you have and what you don’t have. What you don’t have will come to you when you appreciate what you have. You must develop an attitude of gratitude. If you don’t appreciate what you have, how do you expect to receive more?

Develop an attitude of gratitude. The more you appreciate what you have, the more you will attract into your life. No matter what is going on in your life today, always appreciate what you have. Don’t focus on what is not working, focus on what is working. Henry Van Dyke said, “Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and look up at the stars.”

Keep a gratitude journal. It is important to keep a gratitude journal for reflection. When you keep a detailed record of what people have done for you, it helps you go through the difficult times in your life. It helps you focus on your life, on what is working, on how special you are, on how grateful you are for what you have. Writing down things help you remember the good and bad times in your life. To remember the good times, keep a gratitude journal.


Spiritual Awareness: 8 Simple Ways

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Spiritual awareness?

“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.”– Swami Vivekananda

“Arise, awake and do not stop until the goal is reached.”– Swami Vivekananda

“You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.”- Swami Vivekananda

“Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.”- Swami Vivekananda

8 Simple ways to your spiritual awareness.

Embrace nature

“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.”- Frank Lloyd Wright, architect

Be kind to yourself and others

“A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.”- Edward Bulwer-Lytton, English writer

Love yourself and others

“Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to love.”- Virgil, Roman poet

Read more to open your world

“Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can.”- William Feather, publisher

Slow down

“For fast-acting relief try slowing down.”- Lily Tomlin, actress, writer, comedian

Celebrate each day

“Make each day your master piece.”- William Osler, Canadian doctor

Respect the little things

“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.”- John Wooden, coach

Celebrate change

“Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.”- John Wooden, coach

“Create Your Future From Your Future”

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Where you are right now is as a result of what you did yesterday. Where you will be tomorrow will come from what you are doing right now.

Most people try to create their future from what happened to them yesterday. You can only create your future from what you are doing right now. Your future depends on today, not yesterday.

The question is, What are you doing right now? How are you shaping your future? Are you using your time wisely? Are you meeting with the right people? Are you taking the right courses? Are you challenging yourself? Are you doing the same thing over and over again?

You will reap what you sow. You will reap what you plant. If you plant great seeds, you will reap great fruits. If you plant bad seeds, you will reap bad fruits.

Spend your time wisely. That means, do the most important things first. Do the last things last. Don’t try to do what you like to do. Do what will make you a better person. Do things that will make you a better father, brother, sister, friend, neighbor, student.

Don’t live in the past. Live in the moment. Don’t try to create your destiny from your mistakes, weaknesses, or failures. Create your future from the things you are doing right now. Werner Erhard said, “Create your future from your not from your past.” It is okay to think about the mistakes we made yesterday, but it not okay to live in the past. The more you do that, the more you will miss the opportunity to move forward in your life.

If you want to move forward, if you want to create a great future, a future that is worth celebrating, you must create it from the future. You must create it from what you are doing today, not from what you did yesterday.

Don’t Blame, Embrace

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No matter what you are going through in life, don’t blame yourself, don’t beat yourself up. Don’t! Instead, embrace your life the way it is. You are the way you are for a reason. You are a unique human being. No one is like you, and no one will ever be. So, embrace it. Embrace the opportunity of being a unique human being, with distinct ways of doing your own things, and living your own life.

Blaming yourself for your past mistakes will not make today enjoyable for you. Instead, it will make you resent yourself; it will make you blame yourself even more. You have the power to change it. You are the only person who can change the way you live your life, the way you think, and the way you treat people. Nobody can do that for you, but you.

When you embrace your life the way it is, you will feel better about yourself. You will enjoy your life even more than before. It will open new doors of opportunities for you. It can also be a great way for you to do things in different ways. You can make your life the way you want it to be. Regrets will not help you become who you want to be, it prevents you from being who you want to be.

When you blame people for your situation, when you blame yourself for your situation, you are not helping yourself; you are preventing yourself from taking full responsibility for your actions. As I said before, you are the only person who can turn your life around- for good.

Blaming is an ineffective way of dealing with any situation, whether it’s negative or positive. Taking responsibility for your actions is the right way to deal with challenging situations. Blaming makes things worse, taking responsibility makes things better. Blaming makes you a victim. Taking responsibility for your actions makes you a victor.

If you want to be a victor, stop blaming and start taking responsibility.