On this day that we are supposedly giving thanks for all of our blessings (and not making it about family squabbles, the size of the meal, shopping, or who won the football game), I’m, of course, taking this opportunity to blog about gratitude.
On most days, I have an “attitude of gratitude,” I find it within myself to be thankful for at least one thing in my life that is good. Oftentimes, when I am writing in my vision journal, I try to find as many things as I can, not limiting myself by finding “at least five,” or “at least ten.”
Sometimes I come up with a whole page of things I am thankful for.
I think for some people, it isn’t so easy. They will always find their glass half empty, or wishing for more than what they have. They see gratitude as a fine line of accepting what they have as “defeat” or that they may not ever have more money, that bigger house, the newest technological device or the latest car.
They fail to see that we all must be truly grateful for everything in our lives in order to attract more.
On the days I find many things to be thankful for, it creates a positive energy that allows me to accomplish more in my personal and my work life.
That’s how gratitude plays into the Law of Attraction.
I hope all of our Living Large community, whether you reside in the U.S. or someplace else, will find time to count your blessings today.
It will make you feel better and just might help attract more of what you want into your life.
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About a year and half ago I wrote about The Law of Attraction, which is basically the power to draw things into our lives.
I do believe in the power to draw good things we want into our lives. It’s not magic, but is based on a combination of science, a good plan and the ability to know when to jump onto opportunity.
This is the time of the winter that it really starts to get to me. We’re far enough out of the holidays and still eons from the beginning of spring that I start getting the winter blues, cabin fever or whatever you want to call it.
I was speaking to one of our Living Large community the other day, interviewing her for an article on living in a small space and I asked her if the winter wears on her too and she gave me an unequivocal “Yes,” as she began talking about spring and her plans for her garden.
This winter has seemed worse for some reason, we haven’t had the deep snows most parts of the country have experienced, but it does seem like it has been cloudy and dreary more and that makes the short days of light seem even shorter.
This week, I’m blogging about the power of positive thinking, or The Law of Attraction, which, as I explained in my post on Monday, is not some magic wand that will make all of our dreams come true, but is instead, a roadmap that helps us attain the goals we want for our lives – like moving to our own little dream home.
Successful business owners don’t have successful businesses without a business plan, a roadmap to help them attain their goals for their business.
Vision journals and vision boards, as it relates to The Law of Attraction in our lives is much like our life’s business plan. We outline our goals either in written or picture form and then we grasp the opportunities that come our way that help make those things happen.