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Gratitude Is Everything- It’s Essential

Gratitude Is Everything

There is a lot of diversity in almost everything nowadays. However, we are always asking for more. It’s as if we’re unhappy with what we have and need more in life to be happy. Being surrounded by so many things makes it simple to forget how fortunate we are. Your stop being grateful for what you do have because all you can think about is what you don’t have. Always keep in mind that everything you have is a gift. You ought to be thankful for everything, in a sense. You will be happier as a result, and your life will be more prosperous.

It is essential to open your eyes and see the genuine blessings and gifts you possess.

Most of you are probably unaware, but gratitude is everything. It is the feeling that gives birth to everything in your life. It is a magical source that brings prosperity and even loves into your life.

Gratitude Is Everything-It Truly Matters

Gratitude’s Magical Meaning

You must fully understand the importance and meaning of appreciation. This will help you lead an abundant life. However, you must first comprehend what being grateful means in the properest sense.

It is a fairly simple process, but gratitude is a feeling of thankfulness. In which you appreciate everything around you and within you. Without revealing too much, this has evolved into an assumption about one’s confidence, lifestyle, and results.

The hippocampus, thalamus, hypothalamus, and amygdala are the components of the limbic system. Has control over the thoughts you think and the feelings you experience. It belongs to the realm of appreciation in that way.

These Limbic System regions contain neurons. Other brain regions will get signals from neuronal cells. Your emotional state affects the messages you receive. Your responses to those messages are the outcome of this.

Gratitude is characterized by kindness, acceptance, and love. When you are nice and kind to those around you, people think you are more appreciative. Thus, you are more likely to feel grateful if you go out and do good deeds and spread love to others.

Finally, self-worth and the positive aspects of your life can be used to define appreciation. A loving family, excellent talents, and wonderful friends are a few examples of this. In the end, loving what you already have will help you acquire more of what you lack.

The Gratitude Solution: Being Aware and Acting

It’s important to understand what gratitude is and how it functions as well as to act gratefully. Here’s a quick fix that will make you feel happier and more grateful while also improving the connections in your relationships.

Love and abundance enter your life when you live a thankful life.

Your outlook on life and your views will start to alter if you start leading a more appreciative and abundant life.

How frequently do you find yourself loving, the first start, thinking about all the things you desire rather than what you have? This is known as being unthankful or thankless, and it varies depending on what one has been through, such as suffering from mental illness or a lack of love. By engaging in mindfulness exercises, you can increase your feeling of thankfulness. Maintaining a gratitude notebook is one strategy.

So, for someone like myself who didn’t always feel appreciative. Greater awareness is something that can be developed. I have a gratitude journal where I write down everything I’m grateful for and everything I wish to manifest in my life. This is a technique for helping those who have everyday thankfulness difficulties.

It’s All About Appreciation For The Greater Good

I experimented with several ways to practice gratitude before they became conscious and started acting normally. I tried practicing thankfulness, shifting my viewpoint, keeping a gratitude journal (which I still do), learning how to handle my obstacles, and loving everyone in my life.

I was raised on the idea that daily acts of appreciation may transform your life. I never did, though, truly understand it. As soon as I started reading about and understanding the power of thankfulness, everything started to change. I came to understand that more opportunities start to present themselves when you are grateful in every part of your life. When your perspective is changed, this is known as being abundant, which leads to other things happening. In 28 to 30 days, you can have plenty.

But if you don’t know what gratitude is and how to use it in your life, you’re more likely to let unthankfulness take control of every area of your life. This is frequently accompanied by negativity, a sense of entitlement, or an inability to forgive others. Unfortunately, those will keep you mired in a never-ending cycle of selfishness, melancholy, and living alternately in a state of want and a state of love.

It all boils down to altering your outlook on life, but it doesn’t mean you have to abandon all of your aspirations. It simply entails valuing what is most advantageous for the greater benefit.

The Awareness That Being Grateful Is Not Selfish

Have you ever believed that showing appreciation for things or achievements makes you arrogant or self-centered? This is false; there is a difference between gratitude and pride. Being proud is primarily about who you are, whereas being grateful is about what you have.

Many egotistical or haughty people think that whatever they have achieved in life should be praised by others. However, it’s crucial to recognize your successes on your own when you do something. You can certainly invite other people to join you, but expecting them to do so is egotistical. You are not the center of interest.

However, when you are proud of your accomplishments, you seem happier. This will make you feel inspired to achieve even more and make you fall in love with life. But watch out for the prideful cycle. A person wishes to express their thankfulness to everyone in their surroundings for a situation or success. That is not bragging.

It may be a bold assumption to assume that every success merits praise as a result. Instead, go ahead and write down each victory you’ve had. It’s not a wise move. If you don’t express gratitude for every success, people will think you’re boastful, and you’ll never be satisfied.

It is preferable to adopt a grateful mindset and to be pleased with your accomplishments and possessions in life.

The Gratitude Master plan

You need a strategy in place if you want to be effective with thankfulness. Nothing is more shameful than achieving or accepting something, only to subsequently complain about it because it did not precisely go as planned. I am certain that a couple of the suggestions I have found under the “gratitude” space would be helpful to you.

1. Keep a gratitude journal. Start it the moment you get out of bed. Get your journal out, and write in it for 10 minutes each day. Write about your skills, successes, aspirations, close relationships, and hobbies. When you are loving, you may set apart time to reflect on the events in your life. You then experience feelings of love and gratitude.

Check out my review of Rhonda Byrne’s The Secret Gratitude Book. I highly recommend it.

2. Be grateful for the bad experiences: Every one of us has traits that have helped shape who we are now. Typically, we develop them as a result of unpleasant events. Contrarily, these help you grow stronger and more appreciative.

3. Daily Prayer: Even if you are not religious, you can still benefit from this. Your spirituality grows and your sentiments of joy and love for life become more tranquil when you pray lovingly.

4. Having visuals: Sometimes we become focused on what we lack and lose sight of what we do have. Give your surroundings a minute of your attention. Because what we see around us inspires feelings of happiness and thankfulness.

5. Set a gratitude reminder: We sometimes get so caught up in living our lives that we neglect to stop and express our gratitude. You’ll forget if you’re anything like me. Then, I advise you to establish a daily phone reminder to express thankfulness every day.

“You’ll live better if you keep telling yourself to be grateful.”

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6. Download a gratitude app: Did you know that you can download gratitude-related apps? Why not give it a try and see what happens? I suggest downloading the “Gratitude Journal Affirmations” app from the Apple Store or Google Play.

Please keep in mind that you are a flawed human being and that nobody is. You’ll undoubtedly have instances when you’re ungrateful. You need to understand and acknowledge your graciousness before you can improve it.

Are you appreciative of someone in your life? I then suggest the Boise. Thank You Gift Box, is the ideal present for every occasion. Available on Amazon.

Please ask any questions you may have about appreciation in the space provided below. I am more than pleased to help you because I have a lot of experience in this area.

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Kiersti writes on self-love and personal development professionally. Over the past ten or so years, she has studied self-love and personal growth. Visit https://womansdailyneeds.com/ to learn more about what she does, and like her on Facebook at https://facebook.com/womansdailyneeds to keep up with her.

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12 Responses

  1. Jenni Elliott says:

    Hello Kiersti, I enjoyed reading your article about Gratitude is Everything. I totally agree with your viewpoint. So many people around us focus on getting more “stuff”, instead of being grateful for what they have. I have spent most of my life travelling so I am not a collector of things. Rather, a collector of friendships and loving relationships. I do so strongly believe that those are more important than things. Thank you for reminding me.

    • Kiersti says:

      I couldn’t agree more. That is awesome. The memories we create and relationships we have are more meaningful then materialistic things. Thanks for reading. 

  2. Beth Wiens says:

    A very thoughtful and in-depth article.

    This was actually very good timing for me to read. I have a gratitude practice and was thinking of ditching it, doubting its value. Your article was a good reminder that being grateful is worth it. 

    We can become deaf to things we hear all the time like, “at least you have a roof over your head, clothes on your back, and food on the table,” but if you actually stop to appreciate it, you will find that is very true. 

    I have found success with recognizing things that happen throughout the day that I am grateful for personally. I find it helpful to recognize those specific things, as well as the bigger things.

    Thanks for this article!


    • Kiersti says:

      I love practice daily gratitude it’s very important. It’s important to be in a state of gratitude every day and to always  treasure every moment and every thing. Your welcome and thanks for reading. 

  3. Lily says:

    I came across this idea of gratefulness about 10 years ago and it really resonated with me, so I started listing in my head all the things that I was grateful for. I would do this in bed before I went to sleep and I rarely found more than 7 items before I fell asleep. But I noticed that I felt lighter and happier within a short time, I was kinder to the people around me and this seemed to bring more good things into my life.

    Now I do my grateful list on days when I am feeling a little down and it quickly perks me up. I really liked your list of tasks to work on being more grateful. It’s a good reminder that bad things happen to everyone, you can’t change that so learn what you can from the experience and be grateful for the learning.

    • Kiersti says:

      I like how you list gratefulness. I use a app and it reminds me daily to write about gratitude. With that I say thank you for everything in my life. So keep doing what your doing. Thanks for reading. 

  4. dave says:

    I have long known that gratitude or the state of being grateful will transform your life.  We are surrounded with abundance in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and in the grains we eat.  They are free gifts from a supreme being who created a world for us.  I am warmed by reading how you have accepted this abundance in your life and share your beliefs with others. A journal is a great idea.

    • Kiersti says:

      Yes we are however not many know what abundance is. I love my journal it’s very expressive. Thanks for reading. 

  5. markus says:


    We were just talking about gratitude with my wife yesterday! We talked about what we have and should we happy what we have so far. She offered me a quote by Oprah Winfrey; “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”. I can really relate to that.

    You have great plan to work on gratitude there. I will certainly pick one or two tricks from you. Thank you for that!

    • Kiersti says:

      I agree. If one is always in lack then they will always be in lack. Think more positive about what you have and you will get more. Thanks for reading. 

  6. T-Rx says:

    I probably come off as pretty negative to some people because I have high standards and expect the same effort out of every able-bodied person. So, I find myself anxious around those types. You know, “I’m late because there was a train. Joe, you live across the street and it’s long after your usual lunch break now. Oh!” kind of people. I really just avoid them if possible. That being said, I appreciate anyone who puts in the work and time it takes to do things the right way.

    I take at least some time every day to meditate, but it’s not on any particular schedule, considering how much it changes from day to day. I didn’t think it was working until people started asking me if I was on medication, I would answer them with something like “you’re off by one letter” and then I’d have to explain it and we get a little laugh in. Has anything like that ever happened with you?

    By the way, I love how you defined the chemical reaction of gratitude. It kind of puts things in perspective of what we as people are really in control of.

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