Two years ago I introduced a class called an Evening of Gratitude and it was a very big success in helping participants transform their lives. Weeks later, I continued to receive e-mails and texts from attendees who felt the vibration still resonating within. All profits from that evening helped raise funds in support cancer research and World Vision International.
Like any muscle, I decided to make this a monthly event, taking place the first Tuesday of each month, you need to constantly exercise in order to improve strength, stamina, health and quality of life. The same holds true for your mental and spiritual “muscle”.
Why Practice Gratitude
Research supports that people who are more grateful experience a higher level of well-being. (Source: Wikipedia) states that “Grateful people are happier, less depressed, less stressed, and more satisfied with their lives and social relationships. For depression, gratitude may serve as a buffer by enhancing the coding and retrievability of positive experiences. Grateful people also have higher levels of control of their environments, personal growth, purpose in life, and self acceptance.” Grateful people are also more resilient in overcoming difficulties. They are more likely to seek support when needed and are more apt to learn the lessons from difficult experiences. They are more dedicated to finding problem-solving strategies and implementing solutions for resolution.
The Ongoing Practice of the Power of Gratitude.
Most of us know we are lucky. Most of us know we live in a country of abundance, of chances and opportunity.
But knowing is not experiencing. We get caught up in our day to day stresses and react to old conditioning and while we know we are fortunate, it is not always experiences that way.
This is why it is important to practice gratitude. It is a cultivation of spirit in the recognition of what you have while attracting more of what you want. Gratitude is the gateway through which your vision of your world expands as you let go of resistances and allow in all the richness of living a satisfying and fulfilling life. So come enjoy an evening with like minded individuals looking to make a greater difference in their lives and in the lives of those around them, all the while supporting a worthy cause. Reserve your seating asap and bring along some family and friends. It’s going to be so much fun!!