Mid-Week Motivation 11/22/2023

Reflect and Be Thankful

“Take some time to reflect on everything you have to be thankful for.”

What does that mean?

We spend so much of our day, so much of our lives worried about what we DON’T have.

We are envious of our neighbors, constantly trying to “keep up with the Joneses”. 

We very rarely take the time to slow down, take a step back, and reflect on everything we already have to be thankful for.

The month of Thanksgiving is almost over, and Thanksgiving is tomorrow. There is no better time to reflect back on everything you have to be thankful for this year.  

Comparison breeds discontent, reflection brings contentment.  

If you are always wanting more, more, more, if you are always looking at what others have, and if you are always looking ahead, you will be discontent, angry, resentful, and frustrated. 

If you stop, look back, and reflect, you will realize everything you already have to be thankful for. 

Not to say it isn’t important to set goals, look forward to exciting, new things, and constantly work to improve yourself and your life; those things have their place as well. 

The important part is not to ONLY focus on the future. You will never fully appreciate the future and where you’re going if you don’t take the time to be thankful for where you’ve been. 

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