Sunday, November 4, 2012

Gratitude & Abundance!

Do you ever get crabby? In a FUNK? Beaten down? Frustrated?
Or maybe its just that you're chugging a long... finding it hard to FIND THAT inspiration and joy...
Or maybe you have a bad experience? A crabby waiter or store clerk? 

We all experience these "Funks or Bumps"...
and that's why I wanted to give you a few ideas for boosting yourself back to gratitude
These are DAILY HABITS to practice... not just a one time deal and your good for life!

5 Easy Tips to Bring More Gratitude & Abundance 
Into Your Life!

One my favorite ways to express my gratitude is to take pictures through out my day of the little things in life... that I'm grateful for. The other night I captured this shot on my walk with bud...with technology, iphones and pocket cameras this is so fun & inspiring!
At the end of your day - make a list of the 5 things you are grateful for. (Sometimes I sketch mine) If you can write more... AWESOME! There have to be at least 5 things that you can be thankful for, even if it's as simple as your warm bed or a cup of tea.

I like to visualize! I walk everyday with my 4 legged best friend and as I'm walking I start to take in all the things around me and in my head (or sometimes out loud) I say...Thank you for the birds, Thank you for the beautiful trees, Thank you for the clean air, as I think about all the beautiful things in nature that I am thankful for I visualize that love and gratitude going out into this world. I always feel lighter and brighter after I do this one.

Have you ever heard the saying "Attitude of Gratitude" ?? When your speaking negative things or thinking negative things you are actually drawing that to negative energy into your life. My husband and I kind of have a deal, when one of us is getting into the negative talk or focusing on all the bad - we say "Attitude of Gratitude!" This is our cue - and our friendly reminder to one another to stay on track with a positive mind set. Catch yourself when you aren't in that positive mindset or if your speaking negatively - and FLIP IT! All it takes is that simple little shift!

Ya, I just said.... expect it! You should expect greatness in your life. Why wouldn't you? When I expect my day to suck, it always does. When I expect that my day will be AMAZING, it ALWAYS IS. ALWAYS. Expect beauty. Expect joy. Expect love. Expect blessings. It is life changing.

Your attitude, your feelings, your words - can shape you, can transform your life and your days for the better or for the worst. Maybe you aren't sure which way you are being shaped right now but you have the power to change that....

Try one or all five! Gratitude = Abundance

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