Gratefulness = Happiness

Each and every day, I give thanks for what the day has to offer me.  I give thanks for waking up in the morning, for having a warm bed to sleep in, for having clothes on my back, food in my belly, money in my pocket, great family and friends and more importantly I give thanks for life.  This life, our lives that we live in, are our own personal journey toward happiness and I believe you that way to happiness is through gratefulness.  Always be grateful for what you have and do not have, always say “thank you” when someone says or does something nice for you and never take anything for granted.  We are all very blessed to walk this earth and be free to do what we like.  Take advantage of each day and start it off with saying everything you are grateful for and you will be amazed on how much better you feel and also how much appreciation you will have for everything else.  I am extremely grateful for all of you readers out there who continue to read and support FrontdiveFitness and look forward to inspiring more and more readers to come.   Have a fantastic Monday everyone and just remember “we are too blessed to be stressed.”

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice. – Meister Eckhart

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” – William A. Ward

Gratitude is the the energy of faith.

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. – William Arthur Ward

If you count all your assets, you always show a profit. – Robert Quillen

As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world. – Terri Guillemets

If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily. – Gerald Good

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. – G.K. Chesterton

You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing and grace before I dip the pen in the ink. – G.K. Chesterton

For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gratitude is heaven itself. – William Blake

Enough is a feast. – Buddhist Proverb

If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get. – Frank A. Clark

Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live. – Jackie Windspear

Gratitude cannot be sold for its immense value can not be estimated.

Gratitude is a two fold love – love coming to visit us, and love running out to greet a welcome guest. – Henry Van Dyke

Be grateful for the tiny details of your life and make room for unexpected and beautiful blessings.

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. – Innerspace

Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it. – Ralph Marston

Gratitude is the smile of love.

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. – Charles Dickens

What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it – would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have. – Ralph Marston

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. – Robert Brault

For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude. – Clarence E. Hodges

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

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