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Getting my act together!

Monday, August 01, 2011

Today I read the article about the power of gratitude on this website. I'm always spouting off about trying to have an attitude of gratitude, but the last week or so, I sure haven't displayed that very well. So it's time to put the scale back into prospective and the closet, quit complaining about not losing any weight in July, and start practicing what I preach.

Here's one of the lines from the article......"the more a person is inclined towards gratitude, the less lonely, stressed, anxious and depressed he or she will be." And really, there's a lot of good old common sense to go along with that.

I'm not doing so bad. I have a wonderful family, good friends, nice neighbors, a few hobbies that help with eyesight, two arms and two legs, and mobility. So not only should I have an attitude of gratitude, I must express it. I'm a very lucky person. God has blessed me richly, not with riches but with everything else that is important.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CHERIRIDDELL 8/7/2011 6:32PM

    How true ,but we all tend to be harder on ourselves than on others!

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SUGARBABY60 8/6/2011 8:12PM

    good blog , I read that article too and it does remind us to be thankful doesn't it?

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PAMBWS 8/3/2011 7:46PM

    Ditto what Wendy says...great reboot!

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WINE4GIRL 8/3/2011 5:36PM

    Great reboot! I'm giving thanks!

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INFLATED 8/2/2011 12:20AM

    Gratitude is a good thing, it helps to keep depression at bay. Many eat when they are depressed because food tastes good and that is a comfort.

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TIME4COFFEE 8/1/2011 10:46PM

    It's all good. Sometimes I think you're too hard on yourself my friend...but then who isn't?

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