I have started
looking back at the teachings of The Secret and one of the things I like was
the concept of being grateful.
No matter what
is going wrong, no matter what is happening, the theory is to be grateful for
everything in your life, even the hard lessons.
The thought is
that being grateful will help you see what you already have in your life.
It shows you how abundant you really are. It's not just material things
but also your relationships, your talents and your gifts.
There have been
days that I'm having such a bad day, the only thing I feel like I can say is
"I'm thankful for having a good hair day." But then I think
about other things - I'm grateful I can call someone I care about, I'm grateful
my car is running smooth, I'm grateful for the wonderful gift I have of
Once you start,
you'll be able to rattle off a list of things to be grateful for - it doesn't
matter how big or small. The more you give thanks, the more that
comes into your life because you cherish what you have now. You are able
to see all your gifts and see opportunities to create more.
It also helps
you get out of a bad mood. Even if you're listing things that may be
silly, you can say "Hey, yes, I'm grateful for good hair
day" and as it makes you laugh, you'll feel better.
So daily, think
of things that make you grateful and happy. It'll make you feel better
and, more importantly, you can celebrate all the happiness and wellness in your
2009-2012, Mary D’Alba (Spiritualitygirl)~
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