Simply put, gratitude is the fastest and easiest way to find happiness. The attitude of gratitude immediately creates a positive vibration in the universe.
When you put this positive energy out, the positive energy comes back to you. If you are feeling sad or depressed, try to focus on something for which you are grateful and see what happens.
How Can I Be More Grateful for My Life?
Spreads pollen from a flower to a flower-like a bee; soon, a field of grateful flowers will grow around you. As with any habit, it takes time to recognize gratitude.
Here are six tips to help you become more positive:
What You Focus on Grows
Focusing on the good is as easy as focusing on the negative. Focus on what you like about your life, your spouse, or your child.
Be grateful for the sunshine, the changing colors of the leaves in the fall, or the beautiful sunset. Find things to be thankful for in your day.
Please keep it simple and small. Delete these sentences. I am fortunate… I consider myself lucky that…
Gratitude is a Habit that keeps on giving
Get up, brush your teeth, make the bed, and feel grateful daily. Keep notes on your bathroom mirror that say, “I am Grateful” Find a way to start each day with thanks.
I often think of positive things before I get out of bed; that’s how I’m ready to start my day. Another fun thing I do is send out positive, loving energy that I see during the day. I am delighted. It works.
No More Decisions and No More Gossip
When you are grateful, you are not judging others. People can feel it, and it is infectious. When you are grateful to them, they become more thankful for your presence.
Have you ever been in a conversation when someone criticizes another person, and you immediately start thinking, “I wonder what they say about me?”
This is true when you say good things about people. Everything is energy, and there is a powerful vibration in what you say. Choose your words carefully.
Judging others is the opposite of being grateful. I’m sure you can find something to be thankful for your demanding boss, your teen, or your spouse. It is also a habit to examine others, not just a good one.
Include Gratitude in Your Bedtime Routine
Before going to bed, describe three things you are grateful for or write them down in a grateful journal.
It sets you up for a beautiful sleep full of positive intentions. It only takes a few minutes and will quickly become part of your evening routine.
Go to a News Quickly
It’s hard to feel thankful when you’re in the negative. Let’s face it; our news media only focuses on natural disasters and the possibility of more of them.
The truth is that the world is full of good people who do beautiful things. We don’t hear enough about them.
Follow positive people on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Impress all the beautiful people out there. Share their posts, encourage them and see how much you like them.
Rescue agencies post stunning pictures of people helping the animals. I smile at night as I scroll through my Instagram feed.
Stop listening to terrorism warnings, News of the flu breakout, and another mass shooting. It just fills your heart and mind with blood.
Practice Makes Perfect
During the day, try to tell three people what you are grateful for or someone else you both know.
Tell your pet that you love them; they really feel energized and love you unconditionally.
Be thankful for Yourself
I saved the hardest for the last. To have a real attitude of gratitude for you, you have to feel grateful for yourself.
Make a list of specialities you like about yourself. Look in the mirror for a whole minute and say them out loud. It’s not easy, but it works.
When you are authentic positive, and thankful for yourself, People feel it, and it reflects back on you. What could be better!