Thinking in New Ways – The Power of Gratitude

How often should you be thinking grateful thoughts during the course of the day? And is it possible to measure the effects of thinking thoughts of gratitude during the day? And how much gratitude do you need to have in-order to live a positive and rewarding life?

Is Food Like Gratitude?

The idea of power in gratitude could be something very useful to think about and consider. For example if you look at the fact that you need to eat food on a regular basis in-order to stay healthy, then it could be useful to think of gratitude like food energy.

In life it is important to have a good balance, you need to eat certain types of food to keep a healthy body. So you could also say that the mind needs to be balanced in-order to remain healthy and active. It could be suggested that the types of thoughts that you have on a regular basis could determine the type of results that you get in life.So if you were to have a certain number of thoughts of gratitude could this affect your outlook on life, and would this allow you to take beneficial actions? Indeed if having thoughts of gratitude could allow you to unconsciously take positive actions in your life, then that could be a good thing.

Your Gratitude plan

In science the measurement of results of actions is away of looking at how effective things are. By the same rule, you could conduct an experiment in your life to find out if gratitude can have a beneficial effect in your life. You could select two times during the day, in the morning and just before you go to bed, and think about 5 things that you are grateful for. Maybe you could write them down and meditate on them. It has been said that it takes around 30 days to develop a new habit, so you could try this for 30 days and see if it has made a positive impact on your life. Because if you get positive results by incorporating a conscious gratitude program in your life, this might allow you to live a more rewarding and happier life.

How do you feel when you are appreciated

It could be said that the feeling of appreciation might be said to be a very important and powerful food for your mind and soul. Indeed these thoughts may in-fact have the power to change and even transform your day; you might even find that it could have a greater impact upon your life. So it could be said that appreciation might be a mental food that could keep your mind and body in good shape, as it has been said that a healthy mind can lead to a healthy body.


The thoughts that you think could be a very important factor that affects your life. So thinking thoughts of gratitude could be something that could benefit you in many ways. What do you think? – Thoughts to make you wonder.

MGA Brown (c) 30 June 2013


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