Gratitude is the world’s most powerful drug. Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast defines gratitude as the feeling of appreciation that comes when “you recognize that something is valuable to you, which has nothing to do with its monetary worth.”People often assume that gratitude is merely saying “thank you,” as if that were the most crucial aspect.
But the most vital element of cultivating gratitude is developing a sense of trust in life. Essentially, receiving every moment in life as a gift.
As Jay Shetty says, you don’t need to label the situation as good or bad. You don’t need to judge the moment. As soon as you label something as bad, your mind starts to believe it.Read more on thoughtcatalog.com