Sunday, November 1, 2020

Inspiring Quotes to Help You Focus on Gratitude

 


Grateful people are those who are thankful, and are ready to show appreciation for and return kindness. Do you consider yourself a grateful person?

This post offers inspiring quotes and self-care tips to encourage you to tap into an "unlimited supply of inner gratitude." When you rely on this super power, you'll be able to appreciate people, things, and experiences rather than take them for granted.

Psychologists have discovered feeling grateful boosts happiness and nurtures physical and psychological health. 

When we practice gratitude it has a ripple effect; generosity, caring actions, and compassionate thoughts and feelings flood our brains with a chemical called dopamine. 

Each time we count our blessings (writing or reciting a gratitude list) our brains reward us by giving us a natural high. Because this feeling is uplifting, we become more inclined to give thanks, and also to do good for others.

Studies also show an attitude of gratitude helps shift inner focus from negative emotions including resentment, envy, and criticism to thankfulness, optimism, and equanimity. See Top Reasons to Practice Gratitude for more.

Gratitude and thankfulness can be represented by the color pink. Pink vibes remind us of elegance, grace, sweetness, and tenderness. Pink is a nurturing, supportive color. When we visualize this color, pink energy helps us connect to unconditional love and gentleness. Use bright pink accent pieces to decorate your living and working spaces, or wear it to convey caring and appreciation. 





Ta-da. Now on to Inspiring Quotes to Help 

You Focus on Gratitude




"Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is the true prosperity" 

~Eckhart Tolle 


 


“I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness - it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude.”   ~Brene Brown



“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” 

~Willie Nelson




“The struggle ends when gratitude begins.” 

~Neale Donald Walsch 



            
 
“Great things happen to those who don't stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful.”
     
                                                      ~Roy T. Bennett

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Additional Reads


Easy Strategies to Draw Gratitude Into Your Life.

How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain.

Positive Quotes to Inspire Us.


What self-care practices help you focus on gratitude? What happens when you are good to yourself?

Which quotes about gratitude resonate or appeal to you? Please let me know. 

What are you grateful for? Please share in the comments section below. 

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4 comments:

  1. We always have something to be grateful for. Thanks so much for linking up with me at my #UnlimitedMonthlyLinkParty 18, open until November 26. Shared.

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    1. Thanks Dee for hosting #UnlimitedMonthlyLinkParty 18, your comment, and social share. Appreciate your effort and wish you a grateful day.

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  2. An important practice for sure. I am grateful for all the people that in some way make efforts to move our country and world toward social justice, love and concern for all people, and especially those that have been targeted by bigotry and discrimination.

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  3. Inspired by your comment. Peace in our hearts and minds and respect for each other is what brotherhood is all about.

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