The Gratitude Blog

Stories, Anecdotes, and Random Thoughts about Gratitude.

Why Routine Is Good for You

Jul 6, 2023

Often, we can view routines as being tedious and dull. People perceive it as having a predictable lifestyle, a life without any sort of excitement to be found. However, routines provide us with a way to get the job done effectively in life and in a team setting. When everyone is aware of what needs…

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My Heart is Filled With Love and Gratitude

Jul 5, 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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Happy Fourth of July!

Jul 4, 2023

Just wishing everyone a Happy 4th of July! And a special note of gratitude for all the men and women who defend and keep our country safe! Be Well. Sign up for the Gratitude Quote of the Day

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Money for paying my bills?

Jul 3, 2023

I am just going through my receipts, balancing my checkbook, and paying bills. Not what most people will think as joyful or have any gratitude in it… Well, as I picked up the pile of receipts, lo and behold, there is a nice $10 bill that I did not even know I had! “I’m a…

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Trying to Force Gratitude

Jul 2, 2023

Here is a story that explores the concept of gratitude by presenting a martial arts student seeking to expedite their mastery of his craft. The teacher’s response, although unexpected, holds a valuable lesson for cultivating gratitude. A martial arts student went to his teacher and said earnestly, “I am devoted to studying your martial system.…

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What It Means To Be Grateful For The Things We Have

Jul 1, 2023

No matter how much or how little we have, it’s important to pause and appreciate the good things in our life. We as human beings all take things for granted, and while that’s a part of life, it’s also important to remind ourselves that there are still so many things that we should be thankful…

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Giving Thanks for Your Life

Apr 26, 2023

When was the last time you said thank you for being alive? Sounds silly, doesn’t it? Well, if you barely have time to appreciate what you have, how can you ever desire anything more? We all have something to be thankful for, even those who live a modest lifestyle by choice or by circumstance. Life…

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Overcome Negativity and Jealousy by Focusing on Gratitude

Apr 19, 2023

We live in a society where value and status are placed on material things like cars, homes, and clothes and we all dream about having more – more money, bigger homes, more cars – yet we never seem to be happy. In fact, instead of being thankful for what we do have, we feel envious…

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