The practice of gratitude is espoused everywhere we look these days. I’ll go one better… Appreciation. The practice of appreciation is so much sweeter and far more productive than the practice of gratitude. Read more and find out why.
Funny, that we have created little cute icons for emotions that are so complex and complicated we just want to give them all up & hide away. (You think they’ll make a Hiding Emoji?)
We are so entrenched in our “to-do” lists, our formal declarations of how up to living a big life we are, our “action”-orientedness and our “motivationally”-driven imperatives in today’s world. However, less is always more. And working hard is not always the answer.
Happiness is something in the western world that most of us seek as outside of us. Happiness is not outside of us, but most westerners do everything we can think of to get more happiness into our lives. At what cost?