I'm hanging with my husband's family this week, deep in the heart of Louisiana. We'll be frying up a turkey and I'll be eating my annual pumpkin pie... yes, the whole darn thing. I do love me some pumpkin pie!
If you're having the least bit of a tough time getting into the Thanksgiving spirit this year, I understand!
Did you know that gratitude is considered a "miracle emotion?"Gratitude is responsible for motivating, increasing self-control, and even helps our connections with others.
I want you to have the best Thanksgiving possible this year, regardless of how tough single mom life is at the moment.
Here are 4 steps that can help:
1. Do This Brilliant 2-minute Exercise:
Think of three things that you are grateful for, things that benefit you, and without them your life wouldn't be as great.
Then, if you’ve got time, you can think about the causes for these good things. Say a silent thank you that they've come into your life.
That’s it -- short, sweet and effective! Two minutes to fill yourself up with gratitude, and the effects can last all day long.
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