60 Weekly Affirmations to Get You Through Each Day

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There are times when we generally feel “not in the mood” and allow procrastination to take over. Don’t worry; it means you’re human. Our minds are influential, and sometimes a lack of productivity can result from self-limiting beliefs. However, once you fill your mind with positivity, your life will change. Weekly affirmations can shift your … Read more

21 Gratitude Songs About Being More Thankful

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Looking for gratitude songs that you can use to make your loved ones happy? Gratitude is a value we should all have. When you’re grateful, you make the people around you feel more loved and appreciated. Gratitude is your way of telling others that they play an important part in your life. One unique way … Read more

30 Days Of Gratitude Challenge: The Complete Guide

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I think you’ll agree with me when I tell you… Life can be challenging sometimes. OK a lot of times! From social media to the news, we are bombarded by negative messages all day long. And that can lead to negative thoughts and negative beliefs about ourselves and our lives. It’s no wonder we’re walking … Read more

31 Benefits of Gratitude: The Ultimate Science-Backed Guide

Do you want more from your life?

More happiness?

Better health?

Deeper relationships?

Increased productivity?

What if I told you that just one thing can help you in all of those areas?

One strategy that can help is to develop the habit of gratitude.

But what is gratitude?

Gratitude is simply taking time to think about all the positive things in your life. Rather than ruminating on the negatives. It does not necessarily necessitate actually telling anyone else you are thankful for the things they have done. (although, that helps)

Gratitude may be one of the most overlooked tools for increasing happiness. Research shows it is the single most powerful method of increasing happiness.

Having an attitude of gratitude doesn’t cost any money. It doesn’t take much time. But the benefits of gratitude are enormous. Research reveals gratitude can have these seven benefits:

Positive psychology research has shown that gratitude touches on many aspects of our lives. Our emotions. Personality. Social dynamics. Career success and health. All of these can contribute to increasing our basic happiness.

An example of these benefits of gratitude and how they work to improve happiness is illustrated in the image below.

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Grateful vs Thankful: What is the Difference?

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Are you like me in the sense that you’ve wondered what the difference is between being grateful and thankful? The two words are often used interchangeably when people express their gratitude. However, although they’re considered synonyms for showing your appreciation for something or someone, there is a difference between these two words. Today, we’ll explore … Read more

168 Reasons To Give Thanks

The power of thanks can be a key to happiness.

Whether you give thanks regularly or just on special occasions, taking time to be grateful reaps many rewards.

Gratitude is both a skill and a personality trait – with time, it develops and matures.

Six months ago when I began my journey, each night was a struggle – it took an effort to come up with things to write in my gratitude journal.

In the spirit of this holiday, I wanted to see how much that had changed.

I just spent the past 2 hours in intense meditation, coming up with as many reasons to be thankful as I could.

There was only one criteria – did thinking about the item generate feelings of positive emotion? If yes, it was put on the list.

I ended up 168 items. Wow, does 2 hours of continuous gratitude practice feel great!

But just two or three items is enough. If you're feeling adventurous, write a handwritten thank you note.

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