Thanksgiving is fast approaching, what better time to focus on... Thankfulness!
I don’t know about you, but I can easily get caught up in my “woe is me” mindset and miss the big, beautiful picture of my life. I am on a mission to change that!
I’ve created 3 essential tips to allow my mindset to shift to thankfulness while allowing thankfulness to become a daily part of my life… I hope you find these beneficial also!
- 1.Start or end each day with thankfulness.
To make thankfulness an intentional part of our day, we must schedule a time for it! Maybe it’s with your morning coffee, during you lunch break, or as you lay down in bed at night; to make thankfulness a habit that sticks, we must find a regular daily time to practice it.
What time of day will you choose?
- 2. Pause and look around yourself, then write it down.
After you choose what time of day works best for you, take that moment every day and ask yourself these questions:
-What are 3 things in my life I can be thankful for today?
-Who are 3 people in my life I can be thankful for today?
Do your best to come up with different answers every day. Write your answers in a journal.
- 3.Express your thankfulness.
Now is the true work! We cannot just stop at coming up with people and things we are grateful for in our lives, we must express it!
Take a few seconds to tell them about it! Choose one person from your daily list and express your thankfulness. Maybe it is a quick text, handwritten card you drop in the mail, or delivery of coffee or grocery store flowers…
Expressing our thankfulness will not only make our lives happier but by sharing it, we elevate those around us too.
Being thankful for who and what we have in our lives, is one of the simplest and easiest ways to life our mood, shift our mindset, and ultimately lead us to a happier life!
I have committed to practicing these tips for the rest of November. Will you commit with me? Let’s see what impact it will have on our lives!
If you are already in the habit of practicing daily thankfulness, I would love to hear from you.. what tips do you have for us?
If this is a new concept for you and you are going to join me, I would love to hear from you too! Drop your thoughts in the comments.
You are enough!
Mindy, CEO My Luvkins