21 Day Happiness Challenge

21 Day challenge - Day 5

“We tend to think that being unhappy leads people to complain, but it is truer to say that complaining leads to people becoming unhappy.” ~ Dennis Prager

#GratiTuesday: Complaining keeps us locked in negativity. When we complain, we are buying into an ego-driven story that centers on how any event affects ‘me.’ Gratitude is an antidote to complaining. The lens of gratitude dissolves the ‘poor me’ perspective, shifting our focus to see the inherent good in things that we often complain about.

CALL TO ACTION: For the next 24 hours, replace complaining with appreciating. If you catch yourself starting to complain, immediately give yourself a moment of appreciation. Then watch how your life changes. Remember: Complaining is draining, appreciating is invigorating. The choice is yours…

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