When I get caught up in the mundane and crazy stuff of every day life, we might forget to be thankful. When I do stop and think about what I’m thankful for, or better yet, make a gratitude list, life is better. I am better. DigiThanks helps me remember to be grateful for the people […]
I’ve started to think more positively, to let go of the bad and negative thoughts which encircle my head on an almost daily basis. Take back the control I once had and enjoy each day like I did before I got sick which is why I decided to write this post, I have a lot to […]
Speaking words of Gratitude are much more than ‘Thank You.’ – it is an intentional journey to the heart – to gather, collect, and reflect that which benefits all.
To love others well, we need fill our own emptiness with divine love that never ends. Agape love is unconditional. Agape is the kind of love God feels for us even when we don’t feel it ourselves. As Anne Lamott described it: “You were loved because God loves, period. God loved you, and everyone, not […]
Hello everyone!❤️ Hope you all are having a great day. So in this post I’ll be reviewing this blog called digithanks . It’s a great project about GRATITUDE. Digithanks is the most diverse gratitude project till date that acts as a binding force for people belonging to different countries. It involves more than 40 countries […]
No matter what’s happening in the world, I’m finding gratitude somewhere and somehow.
Here and now, I’m easily finding gratitude because my son is coming home for the holidays. I’ll be finding him at the airport tonight.
Yesterday, I was finding gratitude at a medical center.
I was also finding gratitude when I saw these other images yesterday.
I’m finding this song on YouTube when I search for “finding gratitude”:
I’ll be finding gratitude if I find comments from you below, because
Of course, I’m finding gratitude for all who helped me create today’s post and for YOU.
Martin Seligman, sometimes referred to as the ‘father of positive psychology’ is well known for his work on Learned Helplessness and working with soldiers who have PTSD. At the core of his work is a basic principle: knowing and experiencing what it is that makes you happy is the first step in achieving it. Seligman and others have been advocates for the benefits of gratitude in changing stress, anxiety, relationship problems, and more. It’s a rewiring of the brain that is so simple and yet so profound.
But going further back, the spiritual greats like Meister Eckhart, St. Paul, Buddha, all speak of the centrality of gratitude for a fulfilling life. Again there is a basic principle, that once we realise we have life, that we have enough, that we are good enough, there is a sense of contentment and fulfilment in a spirtual sense that…
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It’s been way too long since my last post. Time for some updates! Monday, I went to my ITTP class, and we were discussing gratitude journals. I must admit, I missed last Wednesday’s class – and I didn’t know we were talking about this subject. Meanwhile, in my last post I had mentioned that I […]