The Power of an Attitude Gratitude on Your Mental Health
What is gratitude? How can you add more to your life? Read on to find out.
I’m often asked how I stay so positive and motivated despite having bipolar disorder.
The answer is simple: gratitude.
Gratitude has the power to transform your entire outlook on life, including your mental health.
When you’re grateful for what you have, it’s impossible to focus on negative thoughts or dwell on past failures. Instead, gratitude gives you the strength to keep going, even when times are tough. That’s why practicing gratitude is so powerful, especially if you have a mental illness.
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Gratitude also allows you to appreciate the pleasant moments in your life, which can be vital when dealing with bipolar disorder.
It’s easy to get bogged down in all the negative facets of your life and forget about the good things. But when you appreciate what you have, it’s much easier to see the silver lining and find hope during difficult times.
So if you’re looking for ways to improve your mental health, start by practicing gratitude. It may seem like a minor change, but it can make a big difference in how you feel every day.
"Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation."
- Brian Tracy
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