Gratitude Journal update

Gratitude Journal update

Gratitude Journal update

It’s been over a week since I started keeping a gratitude journal and I have to say I am feeling a lot more positive. Like most people, I tend to dwell on the negative, fixating on the things that I don’t have in my life instead of all the things that I do have. But keeping a journal where I chronicle the good in every day has shifted my perspective. When you are actively searching for the three things to list in your gratitude journal that night, your focus shifts from ruminating on the bad to being fully present to the good

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My New Year’s Resolution – Keeping a Gratitude Journal

My New Year’s Resolution – Keeping a Gratitude Journal

I know it’s a little early perhaps to be thinking about a New Year’s Resolution but this one has been on my mind for a while now and it is Gratitude. It’s easy to get bogged down in the negatives. In fact, I recently watched a TED Talk by social psychologist Alison Ledgerwood that suggested the human mind is programmed to fixate on negative experiences rather than on the positive ones. Ever found yourself going over and over in your head a painful experience but the lovely compliment you received from a stranger seems to slip right out? We’re programmed to

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