Just a quick diversion from the Ten Steps to happiness to share three common obstacles to an attitude of gratitude.
• Fault Finding
• Taking what you have for granted
I’d like you to explore the truth in that last statement, can you remember engaging in these obstacles and being happy? I know I can’t!
Happiness is a result of Gratitude you can’t have one without the other.
One of the Secrets I learned to starting a happier day is each morning writing down ten things I appreciate.
Each sentence begins like this: I am so happy, grateful, and thankful that….
I bought a green “one subject” notebook at Walmart and began filling it each day with things I appreciate and aspire to become true.
I am so happy, thankful, and grateful that my confidence grows every day.
I am so thankful, happy, and grateful that I bless everyone and everyone blesses me.
I am so grateful, happy, and thankful that all life comes to me with ease, joy, and glory!
I can’t begin to tell you how many blessing arrive shortly after my daily gratitude writing.
Warning, only try this if you want more happiness created in your life!