It makes all the difference. Gratitude is all about recognizing and acknowledging the good of what you have. I am going to try and be more grateful.
One of the blogs I follow posted this exercise that I thought might be worth trying out (I’ll post a link to it below). Basically it involves identifying one’s own privileges and grievances on two separate lists. One list goes up where you see it every day, the other in a place that you may see once a week or once a month or once a year; you choose which goes where.
I will also end each post listing 3 things I am grateful for, and hopefully I’ll be able to come up with 3 different things every day.
Things I am grateful for:
[I’ll start off with the gimmes]
My family, my friends, my health