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5 Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude Today

The thick fog consuming the morning hours and the chilly breeze sweeping the night sky are clear indications that Fall is here and so is the season to practice gratitude.

Practicing gratitude does not have to be a huge, daunting task, but a simple action that you can practice daily and a simple way to add joy to your life. To assist you in practicing gratitude, here are 5 simple ways to practice today!

1. START EACH DAY WITH A GRATEFUL HEART

Begin the day expressing gratitude by starting each day with a grateful heart. Keep it simple with this short phrase “Thank you”. Every morning when I open my eyes, I say this phrase as a way of speaking love and appreciation for the day I have been given. Find a phrase or action that makes you grateful and practice incorporating it at the start of your day.

2. START A GRATITUDE JOURNAL

Practice gratitude by creating a gratitude journal. Find or create a journal and practice writing down 3 things you are grateful for every day. This is a beautiful discipline that shows your progress over a great length of time, as well as allow you to express the things you are grateful for in your life.

3. MAKE A GRATITUDE JAR

Practice gratitude today by making a gratitude jar! Grab a mason jar or any clear jar, grab some colorful sticky notes and get to writing! I recommend a clear jar so your work come to life! As the jar becomes more and more full, you will begin to see it as a reminder that you have many things to be grateful for in your life.

4. WRITE A HANDWRITTEN “THANK YOU” NOTE

Practice gratitude today by writing a handwritten “thank you” note! With technology taking over the world, there is nothing more passionate and beautiful than putting pen to paper. Write a letter to someone you are grateful for and tell them how you feel. This will mean the world to them and it will make you feel great too!

5. SPEND TIME WITH LOVE ONES

One of the best ways to practice gratitude is to spend time with the ones that you love. Enjoy the day together by doing something fun and make the best of memories. This will brighten your heart and make you appreciate their powerful presence in your life.

CONCLUSION

I hope this list of 5 Simple Ways To Practice Gratitude Today gave you some insight on how to express gratitude in this season of thanksgiving. I am so grateful for you and I hope this piece will inspire you to show gratitude to others!

Practice gratitude today and inspire others to do the same and don’t forget to…

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Photo by Brigitte Tohm on Unsplash


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