Today, we discuss one skill easily learned, with incredible impact. And it is one I work to incorporate into my life.
Thrivers practice gratitude and appreciation.
Gratitude is the attitude and mindset of noticing what is right, what is enough, and what is in abundance in our lives. You see, our brains naturally look at the world through scarcity — “I don’t have enough.” But there is another mode, one that switches the brain to love — Gratitude!
When we focus upon and look for the pieces of life for which to be grateful, our brain begins to switch modes. It re-wires to look for more evidence of abundance. And when we show appreciation, we carve out stronger bonds with those around us.
Practicing gratitude leaves you more satisfied and happy, healthier, better connected, less depressed, and less anxious.
And you can practice gratitude in just a few minutes each day!
Learn how in this week’s podcast.