Grateful for small THINGS…

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Yup, everyone knows they need to be grateful for things. Small things, medium thing, venti things. All things. People, place, animal, mineral. Non-fat chocolate twist from Coffee Bean. (Yes, I have joe on the mind at the moment, but I’m grateful for the California Poppy’s that appeared on my hike yesterday… And yes, I’ve posted a flower on my blog. But it’s the state flower, and if you get caught picking one, there’s a $2500 fine. Ouch!)

But gratitude is best done when understood. Why be grateful? …Because it’s a key proponent of cause and effect. Do this, and good things happen. It can’t be lame. You have to be “real” about it. This is not a technique for you to use and get what you want. It’s about always making sure you give first.

I try as best I can to not charge for things that really help society as a whole. A message that’s clear, like doing Seminars for kids and such. Besides, it’s fun and I’m grateful that the teachers even ask. Question is,… today is Tuesday and what are YOU grateful for. A bag of groceries? The rent check that just showed up? That your underwear hasn’t “shrugged up” yet? Give me an answer below. Don’t be shy. Think about the people that might be affected by your answer. Inspired to do something good today.

Cause and effect. Give first. Set the trend of gratitude for today, then watch the day unfold in a positive way. Ok, now time for my Starbucks…

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