HOW TO CULTIVATE A DAILY ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

HOW TO CULTIVATE A DAILY ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

On this episode of Mondays with Meg, we shared all about how to easily cultivate a daily attitude of gratitude. I shared 3 things you can begin doing TODAY to Make Gratitude a Life-Changing Habit:

A Gratitude Journal. Write in a small journal and each day about 5 things you are thankful for.

A Happiness Jar. I first read about this from Elizabeth Gilbert. Write down the happiest thing that had happens each day and date it. Fill up your jar!

Grateful Picture Board. Each day, print out a picture of something you are thankful for and tape it to the board.

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THE BEST TIPS FOR OVERCOMING JEALOUSY

THE BEST TIPS FOR OVERCOMING JEALOUSY

Dear friend…. please hear me that living in a state jealousy is a complete waste of time, but I know it is something we all succumb to at some point or another. It doesn’t help you get what you want. It doesn’t help you become stronger, smarter, more successful, or happier. All it does is keep you stuck in a place of negativity.

And that is so not helpful!

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HOW TO STOP SELF-SABOTAGE FOREVER

HOW TO STOP SELF-SABOTAGE FOREVER

Self-sabotage: So, what is it?  It’s having a lack of self-belief and/or self worth, a fear of failure, feeling like the outsider, a consistent focus on perceived negative aspects of your self. It usually appears in the form of those pesky internal thoughts that creep in whenever a challenge, a plan or a deadline is presented:

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MAKE GRATITUDE YOUR ATTITUDE

MAKE GRATITUDE YOUR ATTITUDE

Your attitude influences your perspective in any situation or relationship. Your perspective impacts your self-talk, which influences your beliefs. Your self-talk and beliefs are influenced by your intentional or unintentional incorporating of other people’s influences, beliefs, convictions, and insights. Strive to influence your own perspective rather than follow someone else’s. Make sure that your perspective feeds your positive attitude and creates more energy for you. Judgmental perspectives foster negative attitudes that drain your energy. 

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TIME WARPS WORK

TIME WARPS WORK

In life coaching, we typically stay in the present as much as possible to avoid the anxiety and fear that can be associated with staying too much in the past or future. However, when looking at the importance of being positive and the perspective of time warps work, it is necessary that we look to the future a little bit in order to have a proper perspective on our current choices.

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MAKE CHOICES THAT WON’T LEAD TO REGRET

MAKE CHOICES THAT WON’T LEAD TO REGRET

One of the ways to make a final decision to move forward or to make a choice about something is to ask the question, “Which choice will lead to the least amount of regret?”

To give you an example, on days when I have planned to exercise but I have crazy work demands in front of me, I get tempted to forge through the work and skip my workout. I stop and spend a minute or so on some reflection and I recognize that the benefits of my workout on my mind, energy, and stress level will help me get more done. Choosing 30-40 minutes of exercise gifts me with more clarity, stamina and peace of mind, even if it does take time away from my work goals. RARELY has my commitment to workout verses getting more work done resulted in regret.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING POSITIVE

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING POSITIVE

Your perspective can mean different things. Similarly (but different) from attitude, it can mean a mental view or outlook. It can also be described as the subjective evaluation of relative significance or point of view between people, circumstances or situations. Information often changes your perspective.

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