Gratitude, Not Your Aptitude Determines Your Altitude

Dr. Purushothaman
September 27, 2013

I know the title to this article is a little contentious, but there is more to gratitude than meets the eye. When you are in a state of gratitude, you create an environment of positive emotion, which encourages you to be in a positive, creative mental state. As you know it is far easier to invite success into your experience, when you are operating from a positive state. When you focus on all the things that you have in your life to be grateful for, you create a positive environment and you experience positive emotions. These positive feelings, will help inspire you to take the action you need to take daily to achieve your goals.

Feeling Gratitude Empowers you to Greatness
You can experience the power of gratitude, by making time every day to acknowledge everything you have to be grateful for. This conscious daily process will help you to set the tone for a great day and highlight all the wonderful possibilities, which are available to you.

Action: Make some time every day to think about and list your accomplishments and everything you have to be grateful for in your life? If you are willing to search, I know that you will discover so many things to be grateful for, your family, your health, spiritual wellbeing, your investments, career, and mental faculties, friendships, relationships and time to do things you love. Invest the time and invest conscious energy into being grateful and happy NOW. Remember NOW is all you have.

Making Gratitude work for you
Action Idea: Project yourself forward and look back over your life.

What do you wish you had done more or less of?
Where do you wish you had placed more emphasis?
What thoughts or memories do you treasure?
How would you have lived differently?
Choose to live this visualization
The incredible advantage you have is that, the pictures you have observed are only visual images and as such you have the rest of your life available to take daily inspired action to make those images real for you. Don’t wait until it is too late. Live every day with gratitude and create the most complete life you can have.

Use Your Awareness to Create a Future of Meaning and fulfilment
If this article does only one thing for you, allow it to awaken your awareness around the importance of gratitude and the necessity for taking inspired daily action. Now that you have the benefit of awareness, choose to begin creating the life you desire today. Begin by appreciating all the great things you have going on in your life and start taking a few targeted positive actions every day, which will deliver your dreams. When you focus on all the good you have in your life and you commit to consistently take inspired action, which is in line with your expectations for the future, you create the circumstances to build a real legacy and you get to live a life of meaning and real fulfilment.

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