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Growing through gratitude

Life can throw a lot at us, especially at work. And when we are in the thick of things with long TO DO lists, clients, and distractions it can be challenging to be grateful for all of it....am I right?

However, if we manage to keep our cool and approach each moment with an open mind and a willingness to learn we can. This approach, which is called the growth mindset, is a powerful lens to look through (and thankfully one we can develop and hone).

The essence of the growth mindset is to always be looking for the lesson in the situation so that we can learn and grow and become the fullest version of our self.

So by taking a step back and looking at the situation from a wider lens we can learn to ask better open ended questions such as: What can I learn from this? What is the universe trying to tell me? What tools do I have to handle this situation?

These are far different from the opposite fixed mindset that asks closed ended questions such as: Why is this happening to me?...

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Ready, set, gratitude: FREE Gratitude Challenge starts today!

I'm proud to say that today is day 823 of my daily gratitude practice! What started as a suggestion from a friend over two and a half years ago is now a staple of my morning routine that I love.

The suggestion to start this practice came to me when I was in a dark period in my life, struggling with depression and lack of motivation. So I thought, why not give it a go? And I'm so glad I did.

The interesting thing that I have learnt since is that a daily gratitude practice is scientifically proven to help people with depression by increasing levels of serotonin, shifting their outlook and improving their mood. 

It is for these reasons (and so many more that I will share with you over the next month) that on November 1st I started a free 30 day gratitude challenge on my Facebook page and Instagram page

Science tells us that in as little as 20 seconds a day, feeling authentically grateful stimulates a release of dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin that helps you...

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