Being Grateful is an Attitude
An Attitude of Gratitude: What Are You Grateful For?
There are many benefits of being grateful, or thankful, including improvement of both physical and mental health. What are you grateful for in your life? Are you grateful for your health, some kind deeds done by friends, or even something smaller in your life? The benefits of small things in our lives are often overlooked. Sometimes we don't see the obvious, especially in tough times, and it's hard to be grateful for something you don't recognize. But you can learn to see these better.
This page on the Attitude of Gratitude and what people are most thankful for might just help you see some of the smaller things in life, as well as the bigger ones that bring happiness to our worlds. When we really think about what we have to be thankful, or grateful for it reminds us that there is always something! And this realization can bring happiness. Happiness to ourselves or others, as attitudes are contagious.
Please take the polls, share your view, and above all else....take a moment and really look around and note what's in your world to be grateful for.
- Image Credits: All photos on this page are the copyright of Kathy McGraw and may not be used in whole or part without permission.
A lesson I learned in the Peace Corps was that we often take for granted what we have.
An Attitude of Gratitude - Something all of us can do to make our lives even better
Is There a Difference Between Being Thankful and Being Grateful? - Poll to see how many think there is a difference between thankfulness and gratitude
Is there a difference between being thankful or grateful
Showing Gratitude Makes Us and Others Around Us Feel Happy
Give Us Your opinion on the Difference or Similarity
Do you think there's a difference between being Grateful and Thankful?
What Are You Most Grateful For?
Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our day to day lives, with all the struggles that can come with it, that we can forget what it is we're grateful for. Is it job related or the fact that we're healthy? Are we grateful, or thankful for each new day and all the possibilities it holds, or do we allow life's stressers to dominate our attitude?
Take this short poll and share if you want why you voted the way you did.
What are you the most grateful for?
Some Good Links For Inspirational Sites - These are sites that are inspirational
Sometimes we find inspiration in different places. Some people find it through spiritual readings, some from The Law of Attraction, and some from other readings. I tried to put a variety of sites here, as often times we see something and it just "hits" us, and other times we aren't ready for that message. You will also find an online gratitude journal that you can write 5 things, then save it and print.
- Be Inspired
Kim Manley Ort, Nature Photographer and writer who wants to inspire and be inspired. Learn to see things in your everyday life to be thankful or grateful for.
- GratitudeLog - The Happiest Place on the Internet!
Welcome to the Happiest Place on the Internet. The community for spreading gratitude and appreciation. Open to shiny, happy people, businesses, and organizations the world over.
- Religious and Spiritual Wisdom
Religions and spirituality resources in Dutch (Nederlands) and English: Buddhism, Sufism, Theosophy and related subjects.
Share Your Gratitude
Saying "Thank You" can not only brighten your day, but it can be just the words someone else needs to improve their day!
Keeping a Gratitude Journal
People that suffer depression know they have things to be grateful for, but aren't able to appreciate them. Keeping a journal helps you go back and see what you have written when you need it. It's a reminder of your own feelings of gratitude. This can help everyone, not just depressed people!
A Gratitude Journal - keep your own thoughts for health and happiness
Writing what you are thankful for, or grateful for, has two main benefits. Writing helps organize our thoughts, and it also serves as a reminder when we need it of the attitude we had at the time.
Write 3-5 things a day you're grateful for.
Be Grateful for the Challenges
It's easy to be thankful for the good things, but it's the challenges that make us stronger and appreciate more.