Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up. --Steve Maroboli

Why Giving Thanks In Hard Times Helps

Why Giving Thanks In Hard Times Helps

Sep 12, 2013-- "It is vital to make a distinction between feeling grateful and being grateful. We don't have total control over our emotions. We cannot easily will ourselves to feel grateful, less depressed, or happy. Feelings follow from the way we look at the world, thoughts we have about the way things are, the way things should be, and the distance between these two points. But being grateful is a choice. A prevailing attitude that endures and is relatively immune to the gains and losses that flow in and out of our lives." When we approach all of life with a grateful mind, we'll find that our own gratitude provides the greatest light. Read more of this insightful article, on why gratitude, particularly during the hardest of times, is quite often the very thing we most need. (64102 reads)


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