5 Simple and Effective Ways to Practice Gratitude  - CEDAR AND MYRRH

5 Simple and Effective Ways to Practice Gratitude 

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When you express gratitude and thanks for all that you have in your life, that energy returns to you. What we put into the world returns to us in a constant cycle. Gratitude is a simple and effective way to increase positivity in your own life and spread positivity out into the world. See below to discover five great ways to incorporate gratitude practices into your life. 

The Top 5 Ways to Practice Gratitude

  • Practice Gratitude Meditation
  • Gratitude meditation is the practice of sitting in a meditative posture while concentrating on the gratitude in your heart or sending out thoughts of gratitude into the world. The practice of gratitude meditation slowly begins to retrain your brain and change your thinking process from negative to positive. When you are able to feel gratitude within your body, you can harness this emotion and sensation in your everyday life. 

  • Say Thanks to Others
  • Verbalizing your gratitude to others is a wonderful way to form stronger bonds with others and deepening your relationships. Saying thank you to others acknowledges their great effort in our lives and can send out a bit of healing positive energy. By being mindful of the contribution of others, we can also shift our perspective of the world and recognize all of the greatness that surrounds us. 

  • Give Back 
  • A great way to practice gratitude is by expressing it in your actions directly. Volunteering or giving back to others is a physical way of expressing gratitude. With every movement you make while helping other people, you express gratitude for their existence and create a ripple effect of positivity that can continue to create a transformation throughout the world. 

  • Write in a Gratitude Journal
  • Journaling about what you are grateful for is a simple way to recognize all of the positivity that you have in your life. Gratitude journals allow you to organize your thoughts and see the shifts that have happened within you over time. The gratitude journal at Cedar and Myrrh is made of ethically sourced natural ingredients, so you can be grateful for your eco-friendly contribution to the earth while you journal at the same time. 

  • Immerse Yourself in the Moment of Awe
  • Amazing things are constantly happening all around us. By being in the present moment and practicing mindfulness and awareness in our daily lives, we can recognize this beauty at a deeper level and express gratitude right there at the moment. The feeling of gratitude as wonderful things unfold is one of the most transformative emotions that you can experience. 


    Gratitude is a simple yet effective way to transform your life and infuse your thoughts with more positivity. It can be easy to forget or look over all of the wonderful things that you have in your life. But truly, we are constantly surrounded by wonder and greatness; we just need to clear the fog from our view to begin to see it. So, what are you grateful for today? 

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