All posts tagged: find

Why you should be grateful for your problems

You don’t feel grateful for the problem when it’s right in front of you. It’s later on in your life when you see its value. Sometimes we create unnecessary problems for ourselves. Then we come to find that there was no problem in the first place. It was all in our thinking and attitude about said problem. Changing the way we see our problems makes a difference. This is when we give our challenges the chance to transform our lives and ourselves. The focus goes from the chaos or stress they bring to wisdom or perspective. Our problems make us better problems solvers, help us build confidence, helps us build strength, and gives us perspective. What was once a major problem, later on, feels insignificant as we face more complex problems in our lives. We’re all on our own different paths made up of so many different experiences, but one of the things that connects us all is that we all have problems. Our challenges lead us to very beautiful places. We experience things like …

41 things to be grateful for

When I lived in Oklahoma, Spring meant tornado season, thunderstorms, and the possibility of the electricity going out. Only then did I notice my dependence on light bulbs, the internet, and kitchen appliances. If you are looking for things to be grateful for today or a reminder of the abundance in your life, I’ve written a list of 41 things to feel grateful for. These are the things I’ve been grateful in the past few months. I realize that not all of these things might be relevant to your life, so please feel free to add to the list in the comment section! 41 things to be grateful for Time Privacy Job Chair(s) Parent(s) Solitude Favorite singer(s) Food Talents/Passions (example: writing) Body Life Self-help books Passionate writers Language Blogging Meditation Sunny days Coworker(s) Grandparent(s) Electricity Money Inspiration Energy Tea/Coffee Slippers Candles Clothes Health Computer Hand Lotion Discomfort Phone Exhaustion Healing Growth Ability to feel emotions Grace New Perspective Mistake(s) Strength Change What are you grateful for today?

How to find abundance

If you want to live a life of abundance–whether you want happiness or prosperity in your life–I’m here to tell you that you already have these things. You just want more of them. It’s easy to forget how much you’re already blessed with. I’m soo guilty of this. So, how exactly do you find abundance? Less is more If you’re wondering how you already live a life of abundance, I want you to remember that saying: less is more. You don’t have to go buy anything fancy. You don’t have to buy anything at all to live more abundantly. Take inventory of the abundance of physical & immaterial things already present in your life. Make a list of them. Did you take stock of what you have? Did you notice that you have more than you think you have? To live a more abundant life, embrace an abundance mindset to find abundance reflected back to you. Being grateful on a daily basis helps create an abundance mindset. A minimalist lifestyle is also the perfect way …