I'll bet you've been told to be thankful for what you have, especially when something awful happens. Research has shown that being thankful is a beneficial habit; and keeping a gratitude journal is an increasingly popular tool being used by those seeking to improve themselves by showing gratitude.
Five reasons to keep a gratitude journal are:
There are 5 reasons listed below but each is numbered as "1" because I believe they are equally important but also because I was having technical difficulties and could not number them each "1-5" appropriately; but I'm sure you get the gist. :-)
Your commitment to your gratitude journal refocuses your mind on positive events, conversations and relationships. This enables you to see more than just those negative ones that tend to fill your mind and dominate your thoughts when they happen.
Another way your thought patterns will change is that you will find that you start pushing boundaries and removing limiting beliefs. This will happen as you not only keep your gratitude journal but also review it. You will find that your mind opens to new possibilities and you gain in self-confidence and knowledge.
If you want to create a positive change in yourself and your life, then keeping a gratitude journal may be just be the tool you are looking for. It's cheap, easy and very beneficial to your physical and mental health.
Thanksgiving has now passed but is it the only time that you express your gratitude? You have the luxury of living your joyous life every single day of the year. So make it a point to recognize your blessings and remind yourself that showing gratitude for all you already have only does more to attract further blessings into your life.
Here are five ways that showing gratitude attracts more abundance into your life:
Your life begins to take a turn for the better when you keep in mind how fortunate you really are. The smallest details can boost your spirits. The misfortune of others will prompt you to help them seek support, and life just begins to look a little brighter.
Starting today, take your positive mindset to new heights and make every day a personal day of thanksgiving!