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Use This Simple Daily Gratitude Habit to Be Grateful Every Day

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Use This Simple Daily Gratitude Habit to Be Grateful Every Day
I have a simple gratitude habit that I have been following nearly every day for three years. I want to share it with you here. First, let me set the stage. The other day I ordered takeout from one of my favorite Indian restaurants for dinner.

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A positive frame of mind

It is a really good idea to force yourself into a positive frame of mind at least once per day. No matter what happens each day, when you sit down for dinner, think about the good in you...

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The cumulative effect

The individual impact of any one piece of gratitude is small, but the cumulative effect is huge. The pow...

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Gratitude is free

You start to realize how insignificant monetary things are for your day-to-day happiness. The majority of your grateful moments don’t cost a dime: time spent with friends and family, something nice so...

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Small habit

The gratitude habit is incredibly small. There are not many habits that you are able to pick up immediately and follow every day.

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Habit stacking

A habit can be tied to another behavior. Using the idea of habit stacking, stack your gratitude habit on top of your habit of eating dinner each night. It is so much easier to build a new habit...

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Appreciate everything

The habit of being grateful starts with appreciating every good thing in life and recognizing that there is nothing too small for you to be thankful for.

Find gratitude in your challenges

Gratitude is not only about being thankful for positive experiences. Sometimes thinking about negative or difficult situations can help to really nail down what you have to be thankful for.

Dig a little deeper into some of your own past experiences and try to figure out how they have helped shape you into the person you are today.

Practice mindfulness

Sit down daily and think through five to ten things you are grateful for. 

Picture it in your mind and sit with that feeling of gratitude in your body. Doing this every day will rewire your brain to be naturally more grateful, and you’ll start feeling happier after every session.

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The Ritual Of Gratitude

The Ritual Of Gratitude

Setting aside time daily for practising gratitude, for the littlest of things life has bestowed us with, can have a profound effect on our minds and our lives. Things to be grateful for:

  • Being alive and able to breathe.
  • Being healthy.
  • Having a circle of family and friends.
  • Ability to read, listen to music, see, and enjoy the world.
  • The good food that one can eat.

The Painful Days

During the most painful days, or when one is upset, is procrastinating, sick or injured, or having relationship issues, it is easy to forget the good parts, and therefore extremely important to 'balance the scales' by remembering what you are grateful for.

Be thankful for having the energy and power to heal, for the time provided to you on this planet, and for the way challenges help you grow wiser.

One chooses to be grateful, focusing on the little miracles of life, no matter what the circumstances.

Happiness

Is the ability to not want more. Is expressing gratitude and satisfaction for the present moment, instead of yearning for some future indicator of success.

5 Simple Ways to Be Happy

1. Each night, say one thing you are grateful for

2. Write a Thank You note to someone this week.

3. Take 30 seconds to breathe, the easiest way to be grateful for your own existence.

4. Do nothing for 2 minutes: you can make time for yourself and enjoy your own presence without consuming something.

5. Call a friend that you haven’t talked to in a while.