“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18
November has always been one of my favorite months of the year, with the change in weather, fall sports and the time I get to spend with my family. This year has been especially difficult and I wanted to take some time to remind myself to give thanks for my many blessings as well as to challenge others to focus on gratitude and thankfulness.
When I find myself focusing on more negative thoughts, I have some specific gratitude questions I ask myself to get back on track. I have found when I write in a "gratitude journal" I stay more focused on the positive and I am able to overcome my negative thoughts and calm my fears and doubts. Here are some of the questions I use...
What happened today that causes me to give thanks?
Who am I thankful for in my life?
What did I accomplish today?
Follow this link for find more questions to get your spirit of gratitude flowing!
The benefits of thankfulness and feeling gratitude can change our perspective and help us feel happier and healthier. Here is a quick article talking more about the benefits of gratitude. Click here!
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