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What do u love about today

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”

Oprah Winfrey

What Do You Love About Today?

So often, we tend to focus on what is missing in our lives. In our relationships, we want more attention, acknowledgment and acceptance. In our jobs, we want more recognition, a promotion and better pay. In life, we want a bigger house, more fun, more money, more time off, more friends, more excitement, more travel . . . more, more, more and a part of us remains dissatisfied, incomplete, wanting for whatever it is we don’t have and we complain, get depressed, whine, give up, get angry, jealous and feel stuck and trapped when we don’t get it. It is an attitude of scarcity – there’s not enough and I am not complete until I have more.

While it is admirable to aspire to grow, to learn, to evolve, to achieve big things, we must not forget to celebrate where we are, what we do have, and who we have become with all of our accomplishments large and small. It is important to fill our hearts and minds with gratitude, to be grateful for this very moment – for the life that flows through our bodies, for the air we breathe, for the sun that gives us warmth and the rain that gives us water.

Be grateful for trials and tribulations, the challenges, mistakes and failures, because they are simply the gifts the universe constantly gives us to teach us how to be creative, patient and accepting which in turn help us evolve.

With gratitude comes happiness and with happiness comes more gratitude. This is an attitude of abundance – there is more than enough and I am overflowing with thanksgiving.

Energy attracts like energy. Scarcity thinking attracts more wanting. Abundance thinking attracts even greater abundance. We cannot always control the circumstances, events or the people in our lives, but we can always decide how we will interpret them and respond to them – with resistance or gratitude. The choice is ours to make, and so it is that we direct our lives.

Be Thankful

“Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire.

If you did, what would there be to look forward to?

Be thankful when you don’t know something

For it gives you the opportunity to learn.

Be thankful for the difficult times.

During those times you grow.

Be thankful for your limitations

Because they give you opportunities for improvement.

Be thankful for each new challenge

Because it will build your strength and character.

Be thankful for your mistakes

They will teach you valuable lessons.

Be thankful when you’re tired and weary

Because it means you’ve made a difference.

It is easy to be thankful for the good things.

A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who are

also thankful for the setbacks.

GRATITUDE can turn a negative into a positive.

Find a way to be thankful for your troubles and they can become your blessings.”

Author Unknown

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Keep a Gratitude Journal – Everyday, write down everything you loved about the day and everything you are grateful for and then keep a chart like the one below. I think you’ll be amazed at the results.

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