Gratitude

Being aware of the things you are grateful for in every day life is a state of mind that doesn’t happen all on it’s own. We get caught up in our busy lives, running our businesses, working late and trying to fit in family and friends around the edges of it all. Which by the way doesn’t actually work all that well.

Taking time each day and creating a gratefulness practice goes a long way in reminding us of what is really important and even why we created our company in the first place; to live a happier more balanced life, to contribute something to this world, to get away from working in bad environments or because an idea turned into a business in your head and you weren’t able to get it out unless you actually started the business! And many of you could probably add to this list of reasons why.

A gratefulness practice as simple as writing one thing you are grateful for each day reminds us of what we already have, taking our minds away from what we want, what we need to do and brings us into the present, giving us time to appreciate where we are at on this journey.

Take a moment to reflect about what you are grateful for. Write it down and it will stay with you for the day, then do it again tomorrow and the next. You will find yourself feeling lighter and happier and better able to enjoy your journey. And if your friends and family are something you are grateful for putting them on the list will help you to find the time to fit them in to your busy schedule.

Thank you for reading!

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2 thoughts on “Gratitude

  1. Although you know, Suzanne, that I preach this as a regular habit, it occurs to me that for those (me) who never seem to stay regular with it, it’s still a great part of one’s tool kit in the process of digging yourself out of a funk if you find yourself there.

    Jim

  2. Absolutely! A gratitude practice, even if used intermittently is useful. And particularly a good thing to put to use on bad days. It is our perception of things that controls our mood, the good news is we are in charge of our perception and our thoughts giving us the power to turn it around.

    ~ S.

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