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RoseRed135

Attitude of Gratitude?

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Do you find that approaching each day w/ an "attitude of gratitude" helps to lift your mood, however low it might be? Or do you need to be feeling positive in the first place in order to have a thankful attitude?

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Good question! The first thing I do when I wake is look out the window and feel grateful regardless of mood / issues- I've been doing this daily for the past decade- There's so much to be grateful for-

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I think, regardless of what we are going through, things can always be worse. I work in a hospital and what I see is heartbreaking. In a heartbeat it could be me and I am grateful every day for what and who I have in my life.

Sometimes it's difficult but we have to try our best to see whatever good we cdan find in a situation. If we don't laugh we are gonna cry!!!!

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I refuse to feel sorry for myself. It would be so easy to get down in my grief a wallow like a hot mess....Moving forward is the only way to go

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I'm like Theresa. I like to look out the window and see the mountains and hear the birds and feel the wonder of that each day, no matter where I am.

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Enjoying these posts, ladies! Basically, I have the same attitude. In fact, it may sound trite, but I find that counting my blessings - whether nature's beauty or the time I get to spend w/ my grands, etc. -  really does lift my spirits if ever I'm feeling down.  (But I realize there may be those who don't feel the same way.)

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Without question! "If you are grateful for what you have you will always have more than you need". 

 

You can choose your focus and your energy....and it definitively helps battle depression for me.

MJ

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17 hours ago, grandtoGREAT said:

Without question! "If you are grateful for what you have you will always have more than you need". 

 

You can choose your focus and your energy....and it definitively helps battle depression for me.

MJ

IMO, you have beautiful attitude!

However, we generally ask members not to post in threads that are more than 3 months old, unless they're the OP (original poster) or it's a "stickypost"/ thread pinned (thumb tack icon) to the front of the forum. This thread is over a year old. For this reason, I'm going to lock it down and open a new one on the same topic here in this forum. Also, I'll copy and pasted your post there.

Here's the new thread:

 

 

 

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