What Your Gratitude Style Says About You

Which of the following gratitude styles best represents you?

Thank God! – You might come from a religious background. Your gratitude style says you view the things that make you grateful as blessings, and possibly as answers to prayers.

I Manifested This! – You may come from a meditating background. Gratitude for you is more like a mantra to attract more of what you want into your life.

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I’m So Lucky! – Your gratitude style shows you appreciate the gift of abundance. Your expectations have been exceeded when you say this statement.

But I Still Need… – You might struggle to feel grateful. When things go right, you want to make sure everything else is going right too.

What are you thankful for? Are you perfectly content in your lifestyle or do you want more? We all have dreams about where we want to go and who we want to become — but basing your happiness around what you haven’t yet achieved can be exhausting and leave you with a lack of fulfillment at the end of the day. Learning to appreciate the good in your life rather than focusing on what could be better can help you keep a more positive outlook and increase your day to day joy.

10 Quotes To Instantly Feel Grateful

“No. We don’t always get what we want. But consider this: there are people who will never have, what you have, right now.”

~ Unknown

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.”

~ Epicurus

“The Universe loves grateful people. The more grateful you are, the more you get to be grateful about. It’s that simple. Life is really that simple. We make it enormously complicated, but it doesn’t have to be.”

~ Louise Hay

“The more you are in a state of gratitude, the more you will attract things to be grateful for.”

~ Walt Disney

“I will forever remain humble because I know I could have less. I will always be grateful because I know I’ve had less.”

~ Unknown

“If we do not feel grateful for what we already have, what makes us think we’d be happier with more?”

~ Unknown

Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you’ll never ever have enough.”

~ Oprah Winfrey

“Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.”

~ Imam Ali

“I opened two gifts this morning. They were my eyes.”

~ Zig Ziglar

“You may think the grass is greener on the other side, but if you took time to water your own grass it would be just as green.”

~ Unknown

If you’re still struggling to feel grateful, try this simple exercise:

Give it Up: Consider giving up something that you enjoy for a few days. It could be your morning coffee, your reading time with a good book, or even social media. Consider the little things that you don’t usually think about and cut them out of your life. It may seem silly at first, but pretty soon you’ll probably start missing the thing you gave up. If you miss it, you’re likely to appreciate it all the more when you go back to it. This is a great exercise to get you thinking about the positives you have in your life.

Don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone!

What do you appreciate that you can’t live without?