The Gratitude Blog

Stories, Anecdotes, and Random Thoughts about Gratitude.

A Quote? Everyday?

Mar 21, 2023

I frequently get asked, “You send out a Quote Of the Day? Everyday? How interesting! Why?” I think it is time to outline the history of the Gratitude Burst and how it came about. I do not know the actual start date of the Quote of the Day, but something came up at work one…

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My Day Begins And Ends With Gratitude

Mar 20, 2023

From the time I open my eyes in the morning until they close at night, I feel gratitude. Starting and ending my day with gratitude puts the perfect bookends on my day. I list the things that make me feel the most grateful before I get out of bed. Starting my day with gratitude begins…

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Gratitude Promotes Healing

Mar 14, 2023

A thankful heart is powerful medicine. Gratitude promotes healing. Gratitude makes me happier and healthier. It lifts my spirits and increases my energy levels. It enhances my mental and physical wellbeing. A hearty immune system and cheerful outlook help to protect me from illness and depression. Gratitude strengthens my relationships. I feel more connected to…

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10 Practical Ways to Grow Your Gratitude

Mar 6, 2023

Have you ever tried to cultivate gratitude? It can be more complicated than it sounds. Our brains are usually wired to pay more attention to negative events. Hurricanes and heartbreaks create deeper impressions than rainbows and family dinners. Sometimes, you’re just so busy that you forget about your resolutions on your way to work and…

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My Heart is Filled With Love and Gratitude

Feb 27, 2023

Gratitude is one of the most powerful emotions that we can experience as human beings. It is the feeling of being thankful for the blessings that we have in our lives, no matter how big or small they may be. When we cultivate an attitude of gratitude, we can find more joy, contentment, and peace…

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I feel gratitude for simple blessings

Feb 20, 2023

As I lift my eyes to the skies, I sink deep into a state of gratitude. This posture takes my mind to each blessing that is presented before me. Even simple blessings help me develop the practice of gratitude. Before I retire to bed each night, I consciously assess how I feel – physically, mentally,…

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Gratitude Lessons from Geese

Feb 16, 2023

A flock of geese is worth watching. As each goose flaps its wings, it creates an uplift for the bird following. By flying in V formation, the whole flock adds 71% more flying range than if each bird flew alone. Lesson: People who share a common direction and sense of community can go farther and…

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Getting Things in Order

Nov 22, 2022
Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan sang the lyrics, “Times they are a-changin'”

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