How to start a powerful gratitude Journal

How to start a powerful gratitude Journal


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    You could choose to refer the below content to kick start journalizing your feelings of gratitude. To begin with, you need to first understand what, how, and why of such a journal. At the very outset, a gratitude journal is a kind of a tool that records imprints of the feeling of gratefulness. Next, how to make such a journal is what that has been depicted below. And the simple answer for why this journal is to uplift your overall well-being, in a nutshell.

    How to make a gratitude journal

    You will find the enlisted tips helpful to commence journalizing gratitude on your own and also making it a habit that you will easily stick to.

      1. Thank the cool breeze and the showers of rain for uplifting, elevating, and stirring up your state of mind towards good thoughts and wise actions.

        2. Recollect from your google photos, moments that happened the same day, a month ago, a year ago, etc. Now begin to write the journal gratitude.

          3. Note to jot down as many plug-ins of gratefulness as possible. Let the list continue from as small as 1 to a reasonably good number of 10.

            “The struggle ends when gratitude begins.”— Neale Donald Walsch

            4. Ensure to post things into your list of journal gratitude in a timely manner. Try to keep it up to date.

              5. Don’t wait for odds to turn in your favor. It is okay to draft gratefulness early during the day.

                6. With positivity in mind, you tend to sense good in the happenings that you face in life. Thereby, you are cornered to jotting them down in the journal of gratitude.

                  “Through the eyes of gratitude, everything is a miracle.”— Mary Davis

                  7. In life, understand that relationships matter most over objects. Objects might give you satisfaction, but people give you joy and hold your hand in driving towards progress.

                    8. Don’t just write down things, just because you have to continue doing it every day. Make sure that you don’t write it in your journal of gratitude unless you don’t heartfully feel grateful for it.

                      9. Make a gratitude box and fill it with gratitude messages. Cultivate your own sense of gratitude and practice the art to do it every day.

                        “What are you grateful for today?”— Anonymous

                        10. Sit in peace and take out time to enjoy the act of gratitude journaling. Don’t rush up things just because you got to do it and quickly move on in life.

                          11. Approach with mindfulness. By being so, you clearly understand what is happening and whether it is right or not. You will also be able to perceive it from varied angles and standpoints.

                            12. While putting down your thoughts and feelings into gratitude journaling, ensure to live in the present moment. Do not give too much focus on either the past or the future, as they might lead you to worries.

                              “The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.”— Charles Schwab

                              13. Consciously tap your attitude of gratitude. Don’t just get carried away by emotions and feelings. Take out time to put them across on the gratitude journal.

                                14. Make a gratitude flower and display it in a place where your eyes fall for. Ensure to ornate the flower with petals that are inscribed with the things you are grateful for.

                                  15. Apprehend a balanced view of the good and bad things happening in and around. With this spirit in mind, you not just appreciate a problem solving, but also be firm in noting them down in your gratitude journal.

                                    “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”— Robert Brault

                                    16. Make a list of all your near and dear ones. List down one good thing about each of them that you feel grateful for and document them in your gratitude journals.

                                      17. Practice gratitude reflection, just like self-reflection. Say it to yourself what you feel grateful about. Turn your attention in communicating thankfulness to yourself.

                                        18. Recollect the melody that interests you a lot. Be thankful for this piece of music that you would want to listen to more. Probe into the reasons and benefits of relishing the music. Note them down in your gratitude journals.

                                          “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.”— Dalai Lama

                                          19. Visualize your gratitude by making a gratitude collage. Collect and take pictures of all the things you felt and continue to feel grateful for.

                                            20. It is a known fact that the beginning and the end of the day are the times when one actually engages in productive works. So, check with the surroundings what big they have done today that made you feel gratitude towards them. Also, understand their worth, which is qualifying them to be a part of your journal for gratitude.

                                              21. Connect your emotion to something grateful by spending a reasonable amount of time with it. Be specific in what you would like to exactly offer your thankfulness to.

                                                “There is always something to be grateful for.”— Anonymous

                                                22. You might want to include objects in your journal for gratitude. It is okay to include them, so long as they do not dominate the space for people and relations.

                                                  23. Continue to record your entries in the same place every day, be it a notebook or any other book in electronic form. Make it easy to refer to and access.

                                                    24. If you connect overmuch to someone or something that has a profound impact, you should ideally go the extra mile to journaling gratitude by writing in length, like an essay.

                                                      “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”— Cynthia Ozick

                                                      25. Understand your limits. Especially when you are stepping out of your confined zone to try something new, watch your thoughts and actions. See who offers you acts of gratitude.

                                                        26. Challenges are part of life. Thank the challenges and the experiences you earned from them. Record them in journaling gratitude.

                                                          27. Remind yourself of what you have in life, rather than what you do not have in life. This way, you feel highly grateful and act wisely.

                                                          “When a person doesn't have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.”— Elie Wiesel

                                                            Journalizing gratitude makes you feel more aware of the emotional feelings that pass by in your mind. You soon feel the practice so common, like how you breathe in life.

                                                            You are merely giving time in brushing up your mind and senses to offer them a gift called a gratitude journal. And in this process, you include gratefulness for those whom you feel from the bottom of your heart.

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