An expert tells us that it's possible to find the positive in any situation.
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Being grateful does not have to be this big thing -- remember the title of this article ... quick, free, and easy. Your giving thanks can be exactly those three things. If you want to make them more involved, go for it. Here are some examples on both ends:
Unwittingly step on someone's psychological landmine and forgiveness may not readily arrive. Most of us have negative, mental explosives buried beneath the surface of our conscious mind. They are armed and ready to be triggered with a misplaced word, look or deed.
Adopting an attitude of gratitude helps us to be lighter in life so we can see the humor and joy in our moments. It also helps us to recognize what a gift and privilege it is to be here alive in the world.
Most men shop for need and women shop for emotion. We browse and they buy! I love to see everything even if I don't need anything. My mailbox is filled with catalogs that fill me with excitement. They are placed in a bowl by the couch just waiting for the time I can relax and flip pages.