There is an abundance of power in being grateful. Expressing your appreciation for something or someone creates energy, positive energy. Scientific data shows people who regularly practice feeling thankful and grateful experience many health benefits. These benefits include deeper sleep, an increase in compassion for others, stronger immune system and more. Consider integrating some of these steps into your daily life practices:
Be Mindful – be aware of your material possessions and notice if they bring you happiness or a feeling of lack. Make sure your possessions bring you a sense of peace and tranquility.
Keep a gratitude journal or bowl – write down something you are grateful for each day on a piece of paper for your bowl or in your journal. At the end of the week reread your entries; feel your writings of gratitude. It's also nice to read these during times of challenge.
Try and remain positive – keep the glass half full. Direct and form your thoughts and words to be positive in nature rather than negative.
Taking deep breaths throughout the day helps to center you and helps to detox negative energy.
Always notice new things and situations that you can be grateful for. Silently state your gratitude as you breath in and out.