Mindfulness and Gratitude

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When you were born, you didn’t come with an owner’s manual. Here are some guidelines make life easier.

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”
~Helen Keller

You’ve probably seen the 10 Rules of Being Human shared countless times on the internet, in memes found on Pinterest, on personal blogs and even in books. Although many sources quote these rules as being handed down from ancient Sanskrit, and are even attributed to ‘Author Unknown’, the rules are actually the work of modern day guru Cherie Carter-Scott, from a book she penned, If Life is a Game, These Are the Rules.

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What does Gratitude mean? Gratitude means thankfulness, counting your blessings, noticing simple pleasures, and acknowledging everything that you receive. It means learning to live your life as if everything were a miracle, and being aware on a continuous basis of how much you’ve been given. This awareness can lessen our tendency to want more all the time.

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