Whatever circumstances you experience in life, an attitude of gratitude will bring the best in you. The more grateful you are, the more you will attract the things you are longing for.
“An attitude of gratitude forces you to get outside of your problems and look at the bigger picture,” Ashley Elizabeth of Lifehacks stated. Recognizing what you have will give you a more positive outlook than focusing on the things that you are struggling with.
The positive emotions brought by being grateful will give you a new perspective and possibilities amidst the struggles. It improves one’s odds of coping with the new upcoming challenges.
Apart from that, an attitude of gratitude fills you up. It enables you to feel secured for recognizing the things you have. As they said, when you focus on what you have, you will have more but if you focus on what you don’t have, you will never have enough.
Having said that, an attitude of gratitude can enhance both emotional and mental well-being. It helps to reduce stress and depression which is very beneficial for people who overthink. Thus, a habit of being grateful can also improve one’s sleep.
Studies found out that people who are diagnosed with illnesses have better sleep when they are grateful. “40 percent out of 401 people of whom had clinically impaired sleep, more grateful people reported falling asleep more quickly, sleeping longer, having better sleep quality, and staying awake more easily during the day,” based on the result of the study.
Moreover, whenever you are thankful for what you have in life, the more you can positively engage with other people. You can more likely influence the people around you to be grateful as well. It is a vibe that you helps you attract a healthy environment for people to foster relationship.