How to Focus Your Gratitude Practice to Create Extraordinary Change

Each time I’ve done this practice, I’ve had a complete transformation in the area I’ve focused on, and I’ve heard the same from others who have used it as well. 

Dream jobs come out of the blue, difficult relationships untangle, random checks come in the mail, illnesses heal, and so on. This practice makes magic happen, quickly.

And even better, it's extremely simple to do...

The Love Notes Jar: A Simple, Powerful, Gratitude Practice for Couples

I have my friend Melanie to thank for this incredible idea for a gratitude practice couples can do together (that also makes a great Valentine's Day or anniversary gift.) 

Melanie did this practice years ago at the very beginning stages of her relationship, and when she finished, gave it to her husband Tom as a one-year anniversary gift. Ten years into their relationship later, Melanie told me Tom still considers it one of the best gifts he's ever received, and every year on their anniversary they read through their love notes together. 

You can do this practice on your own and give it to your partner as a special gift, or you can use this practice together. Instructions for this beautiful gratitude practice are below...

 

Why You Should Start A Gratitude Practice For The New Year

Make this year the best one yet by spending time in gratitude every day. I promise, it will be the best New Year's resolution you ever make. 

There are several ways to practice gratitude - I’ve included a few of my favorites here. For best results, I suggest doing any one of these practices for thirty days, then continuing longer if you feel inspired.

To me, thirty days is the magic number because it’s the perfect amount of time to turn it from being a practice into a permanent habit...