How to be grateful — even when something doesn’t go your way

We don’t always get what we want. (Or what we think we want.)

Things don’t always go the way we want them to — or the way we hoped they would.

We’re going to fail, get rejected, make mistakes, mess things up, disappoint ourselves (and others) — it’s inevitable.

But there’s one thing I use to help me navigate whatever I’ve been dealt — even when it doesn’t go my way — and that is GRATITUDE.

I believe that gratitude can be really powerful to shift your state, and to help you see things differently. It can help you navigate the ups and downs of life and to help you move on when something doesn’t go your way.

As Kate Northrup says “The more we embrace the here and now and find ways to appreciate it, and perhaps even be grateful for it, the more power we have to move forward.” 

So maybe you’ve failed, or got rejected from something, or made a mistake and messed something up, or maybe it just hasn’t gone the way wanted (or thought it would)

Here are 6 questions you can ask yourself to help you explore how you can find a way to be grateful — even when something doesn’t go your way…

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