Grateful > Happiness by Valerie Cheers Brown

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Do we realize how blessed we really are?

Do we realize that being grateful is what makes us happy?

What if you could change anything in your life, what would you change?

For example, we can change cold to hot, hot to cold, warm to cool, cool to warm, sad to happy, from working for somebody into working for ourselves, bad to good, and so on.

How can we begin to attain happiness?

Give thanks, love more, and smile often.

Did you know that simply doing what we like makes us happy?

Realization clicked also that it is not always about the money, and that will come when we do what we love consistently with passion.

Have you ever done something and continued to do it because you wanted the result which was given only after we did it; we still were not happy when we got the reward?

Let’s use a job and say that you have been on this job forever, and remain there stuck like chuck, because as we all think it is because we need to pay our bills and in order to survive we must work.

Well, I don’t know about you but I don’t like doing something that does not make me happy just for a paycheck.

And sometimes we work a job and when we don’t like what we do, the people, and please don’t forget the people who we work with.  Most likely you won’t like them or the other way around and we throw off a very negative energy where others sense we don’t like what we do.  Who wants somebody as part of their team who doesn’t like being there nor likes what he is doing?

Have you ever thought that because we stay at doing something we don’t like is because we are afraid of change?

Think about it, after we work week to week, we get a paycheck, we pay bills week to week and then we depend on that next week to start all over again.

If we don’t like what we do, what does that paycheck really mean to us?

When that pay day comes we look forward to that only.

We don’t really look forward to going back to work, starting a new work week and especially doing what we don’t love doing.

Aren’t we happy for an instant on payday?

You could have all of the money in the world and still be miserable, so why do we think that we must stay stuck like chuck doing the same boring thing we hate doing day end and day out?

How can we begin to attain happiness?

  • Express gratitude for what you have and to the people in your life.

  • Spending money on experiences, not things, will make you happier.

  • Choose to be happy. Life’s going to throw crap at you, but if you choose to see the silver lining in it all, you’ll be happier.

Try these and begin attaining happiness in ones life:

  • Thankfulness: Enjoy the general population, the encounters, and the things throughout your life without bounds.

  • Engagement: Care about others. Construct kinships. Be occupied with individuals. Be occupied with everything.

  • Being esteemed: Look for individual connections, work, and circumstances where your own particular nature and gifts are sincerely valued.

  • Acknowledgment: Avoid connection to things you can’t change.

  • Point of view: Value what’s truly vital, and let the easily overlooked details slide. Have an adjusted perspective of yourself, sure about your own value, and neither self-important nor frail.

  • Stream: Do things that you innately appreciate.

  • Importance: Work on something that matters. Help other people. Make. Find.

  • Reasonable items: Exercise. Reflect or Meditate.

Satisfaction is better considered as a symptom of a satisfying life, as opposed to something you specifically work to accomplish.

Rehearsing these things is a long way from simple. Be that as it may, they work. Note that I don’t list the conspicuous objectives numerous have in life; seeking after pleasure, cash, or success. You’re most likely as of now already doing this, and these alone seldom prompt enduring satisfactions nor long lasting happiness.

Shouldn’t we be grateful with just what we have or even where we are in life?

What does grateful mean?  According to the dictionary it means feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness; thankful.

What does happy mean?  According to the dictionary it means a feeling or showing pleasure or contentment.

Quite a bit of a difference isn’t those two words?

Happiness doesn’t make us grateful, but doesn’t gratitude make us happy?

“In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.” ~Brother David Steindl-Rast

Rather than concentrating on what isn’t working in your life, give some love and gratefulness regarding the things that are. Take a mental stock every morning of the considerable number of things to be appreciative for.

You will soon see the negative state of mind will start to move and you’ll have the capacity to encounter the satisfaction that is sitting tight for you.

The older we get we learn to transform the most negative experiences of our lives into a positive ordeal by taking the lessons learned while being grateful for where we are and truly rolling out the fundamental changes in our lives. I have learned to be more appreciate and/or grateful to be given another chance in improving my own self.

Also, the life I had imagined for myself? This is the thing that I made sense of. I don’t need to hold tight so tight to something that isn’t working.

By relinquishing the one that wasn’t working, I created another vision. This one of the most freeing and liberating things I have ever accomplished for myself. My new vision is feasible; my new vision is now happening. I’m living it now.

Another thing we may consider is to remove this phrase from our lives: “I’ll be happy when…….”

Just remember we can accept the things we cannot change, have the courage to change the things you can, and most importantly we develop the wisdom to know the difference.

I have learned that, “Joy isn’t something you can have for quite a while, it comes as a consequence of the way you carry on with your life. ‘Sudden happiness is for the most part brief.”

A good book to read which explains in detail, “The Truth About Everything” by Brianna Wiest.

I am sharing a video where Brother David Steindl-Rast explains how to be happy is by being grateful.

He explains “That the one thing all people have in common is that each of us needs to be grateful,” says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a minister and interfaith researcher.

What’s more,joy or happiness, he recommends, is conceived from being grateful. A moving lesson in backing off, looking where you’re going, or more all, being thankful.

Please enjoy and be happy because you are grateful for what and where you are right now at this moment!


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