What is the attitude of gratitude?
No matter how hard your life may be, there’s somebody out there that has it worse than you. First off, you are sitting here reading this right now which means you have access to technology. Think about those who live in third world countries that don’t have the luxuries we do.
When I was doing convoy security in Iraq, we would come across a lot of kids that would beg. There was one route we used to take and we would see the same kids each time we passed and we would throw MRE’s and bottles of water as we went by.
I remember seeing the smiles on their faces which showed just how gracious they were. It gave me a greater appreciation of everything I had in my life and reminded me to not take anything for granted.
Science tells us that an “attitude of gratitude” is a good health choice. Being more grateful more often makes us happier and more optimistic. But gratitude also adds to the bottom line – in very real ways. And the best news about gratitude is that it requires little time and no money.Success Consciousness
“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
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