When it comes to gratitude…
We all know that we simply really feel higher and are happier after we can have a grateful perspective towards life however…
How do you discover gratitude whenever you’re simply not feeling it?
The reply is–you may’t.
You can’t discover, see or be an expression of gratitude whenever you’re not feeling it as a result of the explanation you’re not feeling it’s at all times in direct battle to the sensation of gratitude.
Try it and see what occurs…
As an experiment, consider one thing that may make you offended or upset.
Feel the way in which somebody was unkind and wronged you or how you bought unfair therapy in some state of affairs.
While feeling these emotions, see if you will discover even an oz of gratitude in that second.
(Ok–you may let these ideas and emotions go away now)
The reality is you can solely discover gratitude whenever you’re dwelling within the feeling of prospects as a substitute of impossibilities and restriction…
The feeling of affection inside your self as a substitute of pondering you’re unlovable.
You can solely discover gratitude (and it’s shut cousin appreciation) whenever you look within the course of the reward of the second as a substitute of the ache, lack or disappointment.
You can’t pressure gratitude to present up in any given second however…
One of the methods to discovering gratitude whenever you’re simply not feeling it’s…
Slowing down your thoughts.
All the concern and the ideas you imagine that get in the way in which of gratitude come from a revved up thoughts.
Slow it down by simply merely stopping.
It appears so easy…
And then when your thoughts slows, an area opens to see one thing new.
You can see the kindness that was proven to you that you simply didn’t count on.
You can see the abundance that’s in your life.
You can see magnificence when it was invisible to you earlier than.
A few years in the past, Susie volunteered together with her daughter to serve dinner at a neighborhood soup kitchen and the gratitude overflowed.
Here have been individuals who appeared to not have a lot however what they did have was appreciation for a sizzling meal.
What would occur if you happen to slowed down sufficient this week to permit appreciation for every second in your life?
How would your relationships change for the higher?
We invite you to strive it and see!