Want to find more joy? It’s simple, stop comparing yourself to others and start practicing gratitude. Once we become aware of all that we already have then we can find happiness. Dwelling on what we lack brings on stress and depression. The simple things we take for granted on a daily basis such as safe drinking water and toilets are only dreams to more than half the people in the world. If you go to sleep each night in a safe dry place, you are more fortunate than many in your own community.
Showing gratitude is not complicated it’s as simple as saying thank you.
One of the ways I practice gratitude is through Twitter. Each night around 11pm I send out this tweet that encourages all my followers to take a moment and think about three things they are grateful for today.
— Eclectic Evelyn (@EclecticEvelyn) November 21, 2016
Some of my followers respond to the tweet using the hashtags 3things and gratitude. I retweet them during the evening. Here are a few
— Poetry Fool (@poetryfool) June 23, 2016
— Jenn R-J (@jennfel) November 2, 2016
— Annie (@anniescribes) November 2, 2016
You can join in each night by tweeting your three things using the hashtags 3things and gratitude.
Each night before I go to sleep, I take a minute to reflect on my day and share my three things. Here are a couple of my tweets.
— Eclectic Evelyn (@EclecticEvelyn) September 12, 2016
— Eclectic Evelyn (@EclecticEvelyn) October 27, 2016