I have almost finished my fave gratitude journal so was inspired to write this post.
Do you practice gratitude?
I guess I was first introduced to it via The Secret back in 2006. Which talks about being thankful for what you have now & talking in a present tense about future desires you wish to manifest.
Getting the gratitude journal from Kikki K helped me to make it a practice.
The journal has 3 spaces for each day. Here you write down three things you are grateful for. I often use up more than the three spaces depending how inspired I am.
A great tip from Marie Forleo was to really build out your gratitudes – write very detailed & specific descriptions for each grateful. Especially if it is something you are looking to bring into being – manifest.
Practicing gratitude brings more things to be grateful for into your life.
It’s a favourite practice of many well known figures – Oprah, Tony Robbins, Lewis Howes, Danielle LaPorte, Marie Forleo to name a few.
Benefits of practicing Gratitude
♥️ Improved mental health
♥️ improved cardiac health
♥️ improves immunity
♥️ improves quality of sleep
♥️ Shifts your perspective – changes the way your see the world
Some easy ways to get started with your Own gratitude practice
💗 Think of 3 things you are grateful for as you get out of bed
💗 Say ‘Thankyou’ with each step you take from the bed to the bathroom ( usually the first port of call) when you get up
💗 Start a gratitude ‘note’ in notes app on your phone. Write 3 things at a certain time each day or when you get a few minutes eg while waiting in line etc
💗 Get a notebook / gratitude journal like my new one. Another Kikki K gem.
💗 If you don’t want another notebook have a section in your current daily planner or journal.
💗 You can have reminders on your mirror, fridge or wall. ‘What are you grateful for today?’ Or even a scheduled reminder on your phone.
💗 Go around the table at meal time & each person says what they are grateful for today.
💗 You can join a gratitude challenge on Instagram or do your own one like this
♥️ I am so thankful for you, your support & for you taking the time to read my ramblings. ♥️
All the best with your gratitude practice I’d love to see how you practice. Let me know in the comments below or on social @kellystevensonlal on most platforms.
Much love & gratitude