Four steps to year-round gratitude

At Thanksgiving this year, we went around the table and each of us shared what we are thankful for.  While it’s cliché, it felt good to publicly acknowledge how much I have to be thankful for. And I loved hearing the different and sometimes surprising answers around the table.

thanksgivingBut I want to tap into that feeling more often — not just on Thanksgiving.  So, in order to tap into that gratitude, I’ve come up with four easy steps:

  1. discover why you’re saying thank you
  2. connect and show appreciation for the gift
  3. acknowledge that you have more than enough (money, time, possessions)
  4. share your surplus in a meaningful way.

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