When Mother Teresa of Calcutta prayed, she would thank god for things as already answered. Gratitude is a powerful tool to get what you want in life. It’s about to be happy, what you have and overall appreciate anything in your life even it is bad or good.
“We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.” Neal A. Maxwell
What does Gratitude mean?
Gratitude is being grateful and thankful for something. It’s also appreciation and feels happy and the joyfulness of anything you’ve received in life whatever it is.
What happens when you practice gratitude?
Many times you feel in difficult to be thankful and grateful especially when you experience bad situations. Think of gratitude as a way to get out of these negative moments.
Gratitude is a powerful Law of Attraction exercise. It raises your vibration and brings you into harmony with the energy of the Universe. Gratitude can immediately transform all areas of your life.
When you feel a lake of expectations and full of worry, you may not think to be thankful. But here where you can calm yourself to trust the universe, and that everything will be alright and all is well.
Wonder inspires appreciation, appreciation grows gratitude, and the feeling of gratitude can endlessly fuel your creativity, positivity, and love in life. When you’re grateful, everything is thrilling, alive, and a gift.
Gratitude is more than just an exercise. It’s a lifestyle, it’s also a practice of mind. It helps us gain more control over your negative perspective. It relieves stress and gives you the chance to face anxiety, worry, and let them go.
There is a key step in the Law of Attraction that people often forget to use. They get to concentrate on making lists and visualization. They forget one of the most important and easiest parts of the Law of Attraction. Even when they do remember it, they don’t use it correctly. This important step is gratitude.
How to be grateful?
“ Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” – Henri Frederic Amiel
If you want your life to get better in every possible way…if you want more than enough money…if you want loving relationships, an amazing job…if you want to be happy and fulfilled…all you have to do is be grateful
When you repeat gratitude in your daily life, you affirm that there are good things in the world, gifts, and benefits you’ve received or you may ask for and not having them yet. Try to pray like Mother Teresa and you will see miracles
In the other part, you are aware that sources of this goodness are existed outside of yourselves. You acknowledge that other people—or even higher powers, if you’re of a spiritual mindset gave you many beautiful things big and small, to help you achieve the goodness in your lives.
Practicing gratitude doesn’t have to be difficult, but it will take effort. It will take time as everything in life you have to practice.
It’s the practice of seeing the results of things. It’s all about your mind and feeling valuation you place on people, events, and challenges in your life.
You can do it by changing the way you feel, you can control your feeling.
Gratitude is feeling and it truly raises your vibrations to a higher level. Don’t let bad things affect you, you’re ultimately responsible for determining to what extent that effect takes place. Make them superficial.
Understanding this, apply these three techniques to find gratitude in things:
1. Think, Reflect and Accept
The key of gratitude is acceptance – understanding what has transpired, and regardless of the outcome, accepting that it is so.
When starting your practice, think about what has happened. Think about the things you’re carrying with you into your practice.
Identify how things have affected you, and be honest with yourself about your feelings. Allow your emotion to bear themselves and recognize them. With this in mind, remind yourself that what will be, will be.
2. Have faith
Have faith in your ability to continue forward, and truth that things happen for a reason. Don’t blame yourself. Let it be whatever it is.
Remain humble. If it was negative or positive, understand that in every awful thing is a lesson and vice versa.
Remain open-minded and positive. Slowly let these thoughts go and start your practice as a new beginning.
3. Use mantras
Mantra is also a very powerful tool in remaining grateful. You can repeat any specific words or phrases with intention. Say them when you feel you need them. When you are happy or you feel sad.
You can create your own mantras. Maybe using the two magic words “thank you” for the universe or God or any forces you believe in. It is still powerful words where demonstrate appreciation.
Be grateful is a natural gesture. Try to be truly thankful, don’t make it an obligation or a mission but natural. Live it as an amazing experience.
4. Make it a wonderful habit
For sure it is not easy but you will try until it works and see the results. Make gratitude a happy and joyful habit.
For sure gratitude is a mental exercise. Once you understand that you and your experience are one, you realize that whatever has happened, good or bad, is simply part of what is. All that will bring you back to acceptance then gratitude.
These are just some tools and lessons that can be used in practicing gratitude. There are many strategies, and some may work better than others for you. You’d like to know.
Make gratitude part of your everyday life and practice it every time you can. It worth it.