Roundup: Our Top Gratitude Posts

Roundup: Our Top Gratitude Posts

‘Enough’ is a feast.

Buddhist proverb

Giving thanks.

It might feel like second nature… or totally beyond reach.

A daily joy… or a yearly obligation.

Whatever your feelings about this season, don’t miss the opportunity to experiment with some form of gratitude practice. It’s one of the simplest, most reliable ways to bring more emotional wellness into your life.

To help you get started wherever you are right now, we’ve rounded up the best ideas we’ve shared over the years.

Try a few ideas out. See what works for you.

And if you need some extra support? We’re here for you.

(And, as always, we’re so grateful for you.)

Read on for a roundup of our top 5 gratitude posts:

1. How to practice gratitude when you’re not feeling grateful 

Looking at your everyday life and naming what makes you feel grateful. With practice, it almost becomes second nature. Sounds simple enough, right? But, what about when things are not going so well? Good news: You can still practice gratitude! In one of our top gratitude posts to date, we share some simple (yet powerful) ways to practice gratitude… even when it seems like there’s not much to be grateful for.

2. 10 simple ways to practice gratitude

November is here. But, between the latest wave of retail deals and the constant buzz of news updates, it’s easy to lose our bearings. To forget what’s right in front of us. What matters most to us. A simple antidote? Gratitude. The benefits of gratitude are powerful, with the potential to cause a positive ripple effect on your emotional wellness. Quite simply, gratitude is the practice of reflecting on your life and naming what makes you feel grateful. With time and consistency, it becomes a habit before you even realize it. In this post, we highlight 10 simple ways you can practice gratitude in your everyday life:

3. Contentment: Turn what you have into enough

As we enter another week of hitting “pause”, you might notice an antsy sort of feeling creeping in (“How has it already been this long?!”
“Am I making the most of my time?”… “What are my kids going to remember from this?… “Do we have everything we need??”). It’s normal to reflect on our experiences this way. Especially as we’re navigating something totally new. But when it comes to our emotional wellness, these questions also signal an opportunity: To take stock of our lives in a different way and practice the art of contentment. Choosing to live from a place of ease and rest, while acknowledging you needn’t possess anything more in order to live that way.

4. 5 ways to change your relationship with stuff

It’s all around us. (Especially during the holidays.) We accumulate it, store it, care for it. Occasionally, we use it. It has the power to support us… or drain us. Enhance our lives… or complicate them. It’s stuff. And whether you realize it or not, you’re in a relationship with yours. In one of our top gratitude posts, we’re sharing 5 ways to begin changing your relationship with stuff.

5. When the holidays are a struggle

Expectations are high this time of year: What you should do. Where you should be. How you should act. How you should feel. It’s enough to cause stress for even the most enthusiastic fan of the holidays! So, if you’re one of the many people experiencing grief/loss, sadness, loneliness, anger, frustration, or just a general sense of “blah” right now… Know this: It’s OK if the holidays feel like a struggle for you this year. And you’re not alone. In this post, we’re sharing 6 things to keep in mind when the holidays are a struggle.

 


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