I keep a daily gratitude journal. By starting each day counting at least 5 different things that I am grateful for my whole day seems brighter. Sometimes it means "acting as if" things are happier than they seem, but ALWAYS it means that I can see more blessings than struggles. Spark On
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Practicing gratitude is one of the most important habits we can form. When the dark clouds of worry, despair, anger, depression and helplessness hang over our heads, being able to express gratitude for something or someone will boost our attitudes. It will enhance a good mood too!!
Every morning and every evening, name three specific things for which you are grateful. Write them down in a journal. Start a thread on one of your teams. As long as you can be grateful, life isn't as bad.
It's almost 60 days since I began the Atkins program and having some great results. What I find myself growing "tired" of doing is cooking every meal. This is when I remind myself that cooking is truly an art~ it gives me the opportunity to be creative and make my meals as delicious, nutritious, and
colorful and interesting as possible. This, in conjunction with an attitude of gratitude that we've got food to eat in the first place, brings me back to the reality that I have a choice. I choose to let go of the feelings of hold me back and embrace my creative chef within to heal and nourish my body.
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