Ep #26: How to Practice Authentic Gratitude


April 29, 2020

Authentic Gratitude

Tawana uses a deck of affirmation cards to inspire insights and to meditate on. When she pulled the “Notice the Blessings” card, it spurred lots of thoughts and feelings surrounding gratitude.

How can you feel grateful when people are suffering? Does being grateful mean you’re not allowed to want more? And, does it make you indebted to others?

In this episode, we’re talking about being grateful in a way that’s authentic to your experience. There are tons of reasons to be grateful, and we all have our own expressions of it. We’re sharing how the concept of gratitude makes us feel and how to practice it authentically.

What You’ll Learn from this Episode:

  • Why we sometimes resist gratitude.
  • That you can be grateful for today while still wanting more for yourself.
  • How gratitude can inspire a solution and fill in what’s missing.
  • Why gratitude can make us feel indebted to others.
  • Why forcing gratitude isn’t the same as experiencing and feeling it.
  • The emotions that authentic gratitude allows you to feel.

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