What to Divorce When You Are Divorcing: Ingratitude

What are some of the things — despite your separation and divorce — that you are most grateful for?   Make a list of at least 5 things and write them down on a 3 x 5 card.  Carry the card with you wherever you go.  Refer to it often.  Gratitude is a super power that will allow you to do the impossible and survive the unbearable.  Ingratitude on the other hand is like kryptonite.  It will rob you of your power and make it difficult for you to move on.   Here is some reassuring insight on gratitude:

 

12 Quotes About Gratitude

If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get. — Frank A. Clark

The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! — Henry Ward Beecher

Praise the bridge that carried you over. — George Colman

If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.  — Robert Quillen

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.  — Epictetus

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. — Thornton Wilder

Two kinds of gratitude:  The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give. — Edwin Arlington Robinson

Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.  — William Faulkner

The struggle ends when the gratitude begins. ~Neale Donald Walsch

If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness.  It will change your life mightily. — Gerald Good

Gratitude is the least of the virtues, but ingratitude is the worst of vices. — Thomas Fuller

Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings. — Marianne Williamson

 

 

This is an excerpt from What to Divorce When You Are Divorcing.   Download a copy below:
What to Divorce When You are Divorcing

 

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