First, off gratitude itself is the act of noticing & appreciating all of the good things in your life.
So from there, a gratitude practice is training yourself to notice & appreciate the good things, then expressing gratitude for them.
Gratitude promotes an abundance mindset.
Sounds simple & in theory it is, but training yourself to focus on what you’re grateful for, instead of all the negative going on around you & in the world, takes practice & commitment.
*Why is gratitude important*
Having a grateful mindset changes the way we see the world around us & how we think. Gratitude shifts your perspective so you begin to notice & appreciate all the good things around you, which in turn you start thinking more positively as a result.
Focusing on gratitude helps you actively change your mindset, through patterns & perspective. By focusing on what you’re grateful for trains your mind to look for the positive & takes you out of a cycle of negativity.
Studies show practicing gratitude benefits:
to name a few
It’s amazing how being mindful throughout your day to focus on gratitude can have such a huge impact on your life.
Now how to start a gratitude practice?
It’s super easy & doesn’t cost a thing!
All you need is a few minutes every day
Make it a habit
Habits take practice & consistency to form. So commit to working on your gratitude practice a few minutes each day. By focusing on the positive to be grateful for, the more you’ll find to feel grateful for. Keep it simple make a list of at least 3 new things each day you’re grateful for.
A fantastic Diffuser Blend for Creating Abundance
2 drops Wild Orange (enhances the other oils & is also considered the oil of abundance
1 drop Bergamot (for possibilities)
2 drops Douglas Fir (rewires the brain)
1 drop Lemon (focus and clears mental clutter)
Some fabulous gemstones for bringing in Gratitude & Abundance
Rose Quartz opens the heart to all types of love
Amethyst rids the home & body of negative energy while attracting the positive