Our minds tend to gravitate towards the negative, focusing on the mistakes we’ve made and dwelling on the people and things we’ve lost.
This focus on the negative absolutely destroys our motivation, leaving us:
Choosing to focus on gratitude instead can:
We should be grateful for:
Entrepreneur, author, and speaker, Timothy Ferriss, says that making a list every day of the things we’re grateful for is the most powerful thing we can do to enhance our lives. It may sound cheesy and possibly cliché, but expressing gratitude for what we have and what we’ve accomplished so far in life, can go a long way in shaping our attitude towards the positive and reinforcing our motivation to keep pushing forward.
This series is available free for download in PDF format and includes activities for more engaged learning: Motivation