Practicing Gratitude

Practicing Gratitude

by Alexa Cairns
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Practicing gratitude is a great way to remain present, focused, and calm. There are various ways to practice gratitude, but all of them result in tremendously positive results.

One way to practice gratitude is to write down a list of the things you are grateful for. When doing this activity, you appreciate the things in your life, despite how big or small they might seem. You become grounded and are reminded that even if unfortunate experiences arise in your life, you can always reflect back on this list or create a new one to realize that you have many good things in your life to relish..

Another way to practice gratitude is to spend time with loved ones. This simple activity will make you feel relaxed and loved. By spending time with those you love, you may become joyful and grateful..

Lastly, another way you can practice gratitude is by listening to a guided gratitude meditation. You can listen to a podcast or a video where they bring you to the present and help you to become thankful for everything in your life. Research proves that people who practice gratitude have countless more benefits to themselves, their relationships, and in their lives.A few benefits of this activity include having lower blood sugar, a stronger immune system, better psychological health, steady sleep patterns, and much more. Therefore, there are many simple ways to practice gratitude that result in you ultimately having better psychological and physical health, leading to  a more positive life.


  1. https://blog.mindvalley.com/practice-gratitude/?utm_source=google
  2. https://www.forbes.com/sites/amymorin/2014/11/23/7-scientifically-proven-benefits-of-gratitude-that-will-motivate-you-to-give-thanks-year-round/
  3. https://www.forbes.com/sites/womensmedia/2016/07/08/8-ways-to-have-more-gratitude-every-day/#7720d6001d54

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