Happy Soul Food Friday!
This week: Feast on Gratitude, Snack on Joy, Reset Your Nervous System and Learn From Nature
Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire.
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you don’t know something, for it gives you the opportunity to learn.
Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow.
Be thankful for your limitations, because they give you opportunities for improvement.
Be thankful for each new challenge, because it will build your strength and character.
Be thankful for your mistakes. They will teach you valuable lessons.
Be thankful when you’re tired and weary, because it means you’ve made a difference.
It’s easy to be thankful for the good things.
A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who are also thankful for the setbacks.
Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles, and they can become your blessings.
Feast on gratitude this holiday season:
It could be good for you mentally, physically
“Physiologically, when people are experiencing gratitude, or when they tend to be more grateful overall, they have lower blood pressure,” one expert notes.
Expressing gratitude could be good for you, mentally and physically – Chicago Sun-Times (suntimes.com)
Want to feel happier?
Try snacking on joy.
Learning to find the joy in mundane experiences is a way to cultivate a more meaningful life.
Want to feel happier? Try savoring small moments and “snacking” on joy. – The Washington Post
How to use the 5-senses method to reset your nervous system and achieve inner calm
Sure-fire ways to achieve inner calm when life gets hectic.
How to use the five senses method to achieve inner calm (stylist.co.uk)
A New Study Shows That Young Bumblebees Like to Play with Toys Mirroring the Behavior of Young Mammals:
New research finds bumblebees like to play with toys : NPR
And Enjoy This Amazing Video That Will Touch Your Soul!
The beauty of pollination – YouTube (youtube-nocookie.com)
Thankful this week for all soulful and kindred spirits making this world better for others!
Pay it forward with purpose…
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – JF Kennedy