I always include gratitude in all my talks, workshops and podcast interviews. Because, it’s magic. When you live with a grateful heart you’re not only a happier person, you’re also a magnet for more things to be grateful for.
It’s one of those things you need to experience for yourself before you can truly understand the value of bringing gratitude into your everyday life. And anyone who has tested it out in their life will testify to its power.
So, I bring it up, over and over again, any opportunity I get, because, I want more magic in our world and I want for you to experience it. And when I do talk about it, those who haven’t experienced the magic of the practice, ask for examples.
Here’s some from top of mind right now;
I’m grateful for the person harvesting the coffee beans for my morning coffee
I’m grateful for the earplugs that allows me to listen to music without disturbing the people around me
I’m grateful for the quality of air going into my lungs right now
I’m grateful for my fingers getting what my mind is telling them to do
I’m grateful for new leafs growing on the trees every spring after they have fallen in autumn
I’m grateful for the freedom I’ve created in my business and life
I’m grateful for faith in my heart
And when I make examples like these sometimes I get the comment; “But most of those things are just normal stuff that we all have. They’re not special enough.” To the first statement; true, there are a lot of things we all have and that might be considered “normal”. To the second statement; false, they are enough. Because what if coffee, music, air, fingers, leafs, freedom and faith where all taken away from you, wouldn’t you miss it?
When you take nothing for granted you’ll grow a grateful heart.
Billions of people on this earth today would do anything to have what you have. It doesn’t mean that you need to feel bad for having it. It means you shouldn’t take it for granted.
When you live with a grateful heart you’re not only a happier person, you’re also a magnet for more things to be grateful for.
With all my love,