The problem is that when things are given to us over and over, we start taking them for granted or we forget being appreciative of what we receive.
You can overcome this tendency by dedicating some time daily just to be thankful maintaining an attitude of gratitude. How?
Simply sit somewhere where you are not disturbed. Think of anything you have. Think for a second about the millions of people who are not blessed
with what you have, or are simply in a worse condition than you.
Realize that you could easily not have had all the things you do have. .
You can use thankful phrases to express what you are grateful for.
You can start a gratitude journal in which to record what you are thankful for.
Examples of what you can be thankful for inlcude;
Simply walking or having any sense (smell, sight…).
Friends, relatives, a lover, a partner, someone that appreciates your company, even a pet.
Possessions: clothes, a car, a house, a computer, a watch, a TV, etc
Your job! If you like it, then wonderful; if you do not like it, realize that it still gives you money that allows you to build your life.
Your health. You may have more or less problems with your body, but you are here, you are breathing, you are alive.
Why not take a break twice a day (and that is very little considering all the things you are and have) to express gratitude for your blessings?
All in all, the advice is simple: just say thank you!Share on Facebook