How to Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

What does gratitude mean? 

Gratitude is the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful.

“Gratitude does not change the scenery, it merely washes clean the glass you look through so you can see clearly.”

An attitude of Gratitude can help you enjoy: 

  • a happier life
  • better health
  • deeper relationships
  • increased productivity
  • strongerer friendships
  • improved marriage
  • strengthened emotions
  • enhanced personality

    NELSON MANDELA a symbol of gratitude
    NELSON MANDELA a symbol of gratitude
  •  being more optimistic
  • reducing materialism
  • increased spirituality
  • improved sleep
  • longevity
  • increased energy levels
  • feeling good
  • being more relaxed

“When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.”

Kristin Armstrong

Cultivate an attitude of  gratitude:

  1. Start a Gratitude jar
  2. Say  “thank you” or “I appreciate it ” often everyday with grace and sincerity for a simple kindness
  3. Perform thoughtful actions
  4. Start a gratitude journal
  5. Let someone know how much you appreciate them

    Gratitude for the beauty all around you. Photograph by Gavin Ryan
    Gratitude for the beauty all around you. Photograph by Gavin Ryan

If you would like to be connected with the Worlds First Co-operative Movement embracing Gratitude click this link .

For information of the next Embrace Life Gratitude Festival go to: www.gratitudeonline.com.au

Other pages of interest:

Click this link to purchase you own Qigong DVD to practice daily in your home. It includes five beautiful meditations.

“Gratitude bestows reverence…changing forever how we experience life and the world”

John Milton

Beautiful tree fern. Photograph by Gavin Ryan
Gratitude for the wonders of nature. Photograph by Gavin Ryan