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Practice Gratitude To Transform Your Life

By Jacklyn | May 8, 2008

True inner transformation will come to you when you practice gratitude. Follow these steps to develop an attitude of gratitude. THE best way to raise your vibration and attract what you desire.

I can’t emphasize enough how important it is to practice gratitude when you are following your path to personal development growth.

You should think of it not only as a tool for transformation but as a way of life.  

Now, if you have wrapped your mind around the fact that we are all energy then you realize there is no separation and we are all connected. Everything is energy with it’s own rate of vibration that attracts things of like vibrations to it. That of course includes our thoughts. And thoughts and feelings of gratitude are some of the most powerful and they allow for great positive shifts to occur.


#1. BE THANKFUL IN ADVANCE: It has been said that the most powerful form of gratitude is the kind which you express in advance of your actual experience. The expression of faith that this requires allows for the most effective type of vibrational shift.

#2. FIND THINGS TO BE GRATEFUL FOR IN BAD SITUATIONS: Focus on someone you have a conflict with or on a negative emotional situation in your life. You then look for things to be grateful for in those situations. They may not be obvious, but they are ALWAYS there.

Be grateful… that you only have to deal with this person once a month, that if it weren’t for this situation – you wouldn’t have met a new friend, that this situation now offers an opportunity for growth…

A newer, more positive energy will be come from this especially since you had to look deeper into yourself to find the gratitude.


KEEP A GRATITUDE JOURNAL: It’s a good practice to take 10 minutes a day to write down things you are grateful for and that bring you joy. They can be big or small as long as you tune into the feelings of gratitude for having them in your life right now.

Be grateful for: a stress-free commute to work, a call you got from an old friend, a delicious meal, a hug from your child, a compliment you received from your boss, a great night’s sleep, an invigorating workout…

DO A GRATITUDE WALK: As you’re strolling with the kids, walking the dog, or doing your chores, look around and rattle off as many things as you can think of to be grateful for. Tell the Universe out loud what you love about your life.

HAVE A GRATITUDE ROCK: This is something I first saw in The Secret movie. Find a small rock and keep it with you throughout the day and let it remind you to state something you’re grateful for whenever you touch it.

WATCH A GRATITUDE AFFIRMATION VIDEO: Go to Wealthvibes.com for free 2 minute affirmation videos. Make it part of your daily ritual to practice gratitude.

WRITE A GRATITUDE LETTER: Write a mock letter to someone very important in your life who would be excited for your news. Tell them how grateful you are about this wonderful thing that has happened in your life. Doing this exercise will bring about intense emotions and will put you in a joyful, grateful vibration.

“Hi Julia, The most exciting thing happened this week… I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. I went to the gym on Saturday and was working out when I ran into an old friend. I hadn’t seen her since we were in school together. We got to talking about dating and she mentioned that she knew a guy whoshe thought would be great for me. He sounded really nice. She’s going to give him my number to call me for a date. I am SO grateful that I ran into her. It’s really exciting to think I might meet someone really special.”

TIP: You can even write this “as if” that something happened to try and attract it into your life.

DO THE MIRROR EXERCISE: Talk to yourself out loud while looking into a mirror. Express your gratitude and appreciation. If you use EFT, tap around at the same time. Later on, you can use this image of yourself tapping in a visualization for a quick, enhanced gratitude refresher.

Just make sure you practice gratitude every day. Create a routine that’s easy and sustainable.

When it comes to creating and experiencing the kind of life you want, it’s a law of the Universe that it will always deliver in the right time for the right vibration of your body.

So if you practice gratitude, you will energetically raise your vibration and speed up the process of attracting what you desire.

There is truly NO BETTER WAY to do that than when you are in a state of gratitude.

The article Practice Gratitude To Transform Your Life was Submitted by Sandy Bidinger through Articles.GetACoder.com network. Here’s the additional information: Click here to visit my website It’s a practical guide to learning the Universal and Spiritual Laws that will empower your personal development growth. Explains Law Of Attraction, Energy, Emotional Freedom Techniques, Wealth Consciousness and more. Includes practical tips, techniques, articles, audio & video clips.

note: EFT in the passage stands for Emotional Freedom Techniques.

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Topics: Gratitude, Inspiration, Law of Attraction, Personal Development, Wealth Creation | 7 Comments »

7 Responses to “Practice Gratitude To Transform Your Life”

  1. doris Says:
    May 8th, 2008 at 10:07 pm

    Hi Jac, Just dropping by to say Hello to you – trust that you are getting on well and good. Keep in touch :)

  2. Nicholas Powiull (Conscious Flex) Says:
    May 21st, 2008 at 9:43 am

    Indeed gratitude!

    From my perspective this means being grateful for all that you are, all that you have, your family, friends, and loved ones. Have gratitude for life itself and the ability to have experiences in first place! When you do that then life will open up to you grateful experiences, thus each and everyday there will be more and more to be grateful for in every moment of your life!

    I loved this article, I added it to Digg

    Thank you for sharing!

  3. Jacklyn Ker Says:
    May 21st, 2008 at 10:54 pm

    Hi Doris, overlooked your greetings. I’m blessed with friends like you that never stop sending me love..

    Thanks and God bless!

  4. Jacklyn Ker Says:
    May 21st, 2008 at 11:06 pm

    Hi Nicholas,

    Welcome to my blog and you leave such a beautiful comment to reinforce the power of gratitude.

    Thanks for the digg, and now I have your blog to learn from too.


  5. RogerV Says:
    June 6th, 2008 at 12:37 am

    Jacklyn.. cool article. I stumbled on it looking for something else but it was a nice day-brightener.

    Check out http://www.Movoxo.com/cards – I think you’d love this and do well$$ – ask me.

  6. RogerV Says:
    June 6th, 2008 at 12:39 am

    also, if you like digg, check out stumbleupon.. you get less “spike” in traffic and more long-term traffic from it, which is probably better for your site since it’s pretty timeless.

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    March 23rd, 2010 at 7:54 pm

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