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The Differences Between a Grateful Person and an Ungrateful Person

Updated on March 27, 2020
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Ara is a Journalism graduate from California State University Northridge who is always looking to explore his writing opportunities.

Objective of the Article About Being Grateful Versus Ungrateful

The differences between the grateful and ungrateful person is a topic that I am going to discuss today. This writer explained the reasons for writing a gratitude list. Now we are going to get into the details of what it means to be a grateful person. Focus will be given on what it means when you are of the ungrateful type. Every person has two choices. They can be grateful or ungrateful. The grateful and ungrateful people are people that have vibrations opposite of each other. There are some obvious differences between the two types of people.

Thank You are two very important words that have power!

Thanks is the shorter version of the words "thank you" but this word is just as effective if it is used regularly in life.
Thanks is the shorter version of the words "thank you" but this word is just as effective if it is used regularly in life. | Source

Qualities of a Grateful Person

  • A grateful person is happy most of the time. A grateful person makes the most of what he or she has and accepts that there are imperfections in life.
  • A grateful person says Thank You for even the simplest things.
  • A grateful person looks at what he or she has and they really take the time to appreciate whatever they have. This is perhaps the most noticeable quality about a grateful person.
  • A grateful person is well aware that their lives don’t have to be perfect for them to feel good. No person’s life is ever going to be perfect. That’s the most important thing that I want you to learn from reading this.
  • A grateful person is positive most of the time. And just like happiness, no one can be positive all the time.
  • A grateful person has more friends. This has been proven in many studies.
  • A grateful person generally has fewer health issues because the more grateful and happy you are, your mind and body are in better shape. And your energy level will be higher.
  • A grateful person is more likely to have a more successful career.

A Gratitude Experiment That Works

Qualities of An Ungrateful Person

  • An ungrateful person always looks at what is wrong about their life and focuses on that. And they don’t realize how they are ruining their lives by doing that.
  • An ungrateful person complains incessantly about their job, the weather where they live and many other things.
  • An ungrateful person can never be happy because they are always bitter and negative. And these kinds of people are more likely to put others down.
  • An ungrateful person is more likely to suffer illnesses because their negative attitude will break down their body. This breakdown will cause their immune system to weaken. Disease and illness will result from their negative attitude because negativity is similar to poison.
  • An ungrateful person will attract ungrateful people to them. This has been proven by the famous Law of Attraction. This law states that “birds of a feather flock together.” This law also states that whatever you focus on with the most intent, you will bring that into your experience.
  • An ungrateful person always believes that they never get things to work out for them. These kinds of people are set up to fail from the very beginning if they try to accomplish a goal.
  • An ungrateful person thinks and believes that they are never good enough and so they do not have a good self-esteem. They do not see themselves in a positive way.
  • An ungrateful person blames other people for their unhappiness.
  • An ungrateful person feels like a victim every time something goes wrong in their life. They believe that the world is out to get them.
  • An ungrateful person will have anger problems because they will try to convince other people that they are right and every one else is wrong. An ungrateful person never sees the positive side of things and chooses to look at the negative aspects of every situation. They tend to get very defensive as well.

A Video with Perspective on How to turn Ungratefulness into Gratitude

Giving thanks for what we have is important and not just on Thanksgiving.
Giving thanks for what we have is important and not just on Thanksgiving.

Final Thoughts About the Subject of Gratitude

Now you have seen the difference is between a grateful person and an ungrateful person. Gratitude is a positive feeling while complaining is a very negative feeling. One of these feelings makes you feel good and joyful while the other feeling makes you feel bad, bitter and negative. Gratitude has been proven to be the best way to attract more of the good into your life. My goal is to educate people around the world in addition to helping them. I want to make sure that you are on the right path to success. It starts with being a grateful person. Being grateful is the first essential thing you can do to turn your life around. Good luck! This was the last article on the subject of gratitude that this writer will focus on here. The rest is up to you. You have to be the person that is willing to change from an attitude of ungratefulness to an attitude of gratitude.

© 2017 Ara Vahanian


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