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06 October 2016

Day 21 - the 21-Day Attitude for Gratitude Challenge

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Today we come to the end of the "Attitude for Gratitude" Challenge. Of course, it's not the end of our practice and I hope you will continue on practising acts of kindness and gratitude both for yourself and well as for others.

I want to thank you for practising along with me. Please pass on this challenge to others and share your experiences.

The last thing I do before falling asleep at night is to think of three things that I experienced that day for which I am grateful. Yes, some days it's hard to think of three things, but gradually you can train your mind to pay attention even to the small acts that we often overlook -- a smile, a word of kindness, a phone call, a letter, a small act of compassion or generosity. And we can look to ourselves to find the acts that brought gratitude to someone else.

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So tonight, before you fall asleep, make note of three things in your day for which you are grateful. This is a practice that can be done last thing at night or first thing in the morning (or both). Either way, I guarantee you will have a good night's sleep and a more positive day.

Spread the joy, share your gratitude.

In gratitude,


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