During the American Thanksgiving holiday, many bloggers and reporters share their thoughts on the importance of gratitude. I find this encouraging, because the power of gratitude is reviewed with a larger population, and slightly frustrating because most posts and online articles review only saying thanks or the meaning behind this holiday.
Practicing gratitude helps us to put our lives into perspective. When we can see the good as well as the bad it becomes much more difficult to complain or to stay stuck in our unhappiness.
Gratitude helps us to see and appreciate all that we have; it can also reduce our need for wanting more. Continue reading