As I have practiced the art of gratitude, my life has changed in many ways. I find myself feeling more content, which allows for
I started practicing gratitude a year or so ago when my husband Thomas gave me a gratitude journal. I loved the idea of writing down things I was grateful for etc. but daily gratitude writing didn’t work for me. As a busy mom, I’m sure you understand. That is why I’ve created this gratitude weekly journal. For me taking 15 minutes at the beginning of each week so a lot more doable. I also noticed by doing at the beginning of the week helped me gave perspective on all the positive things in my life. I found my attitude towards things changing.
For example, I was struggling with my job. I felt like I was working so hard and not receiving the benefits or the credit that I thought I deserved. I was struggling with these negative emotions for months. When I talked to Thomas about this, he
I reflected on this list of positivity over the next few weeks. As I sat down to write my weekly gratitude entry I wrote my job in big bold letters. There it was staring at me. I was grateful for my job. The next few weeks to follow I kept silently repeated this phrase to myself and I notice something. I was no longer feeling as if I deserved credit for the work I was doing. I acknowledged all the benefits this job was providing me: steady income, Federal holidays paid time-off, a daycare onsite. The list goes on and on and I was able to see that through practicing gratitude.