How Thankful are You?
Especially for the spiritual minded, but also for anyone at all, sincere gratitude for the blessings we have helps us plow through feeling bad because we miss the things we don’t have. Gratitude helps us plow through fear, self pity, resentment, depression, the list goes on. When you need power, choose an Attitude of Gratitude. There’s ALWAYS something to be grateful for.
Although having a disability would not have been my first choice, having an Attitude of acceptance, appreciation and gratitude for the specific body that I have pushes resentment, self pity, anger and depression aside like a bulldozer pushing debri.
Focus on your blessings
Instead of being depressed that some parts of my body don’t work as well as they once did, I’ve learned the trick of being happy by focusing on what I have instead of what I don’t have. Since learning this little trick, it’s become easier to be grateful that, even though my body is is unable to function as it did before my crash, the parts of it that do work are working well and I’m not in constant or recurring pain.
Freedom to Choose an Attitude of Gratitude
Most of all, I’m grate for the freedom to choose my Attitude. In the immortal words of Dr of psychiatry and concentration camp survivor Viktor Frankl: “Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
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