Over the past two months, we have learned the importance of truth and acceptance. This process allows a new attitude to emerge within us, through which we are predisposed to believe in ourselves. See we will focus on gratitude.
I believe gratitude is always an option. And you?
Gratitude in human development
Childhood is the best time to instill the most important values and principles of life, one of which is gratitude. The child tends to repeat the behavior of parents or more important people, based on observation.
Your brain will be more stimulated each time you feel gratitude. This pleasant sensation releases the pleasure hormone serotoninThis has reinforced the tendency for this behavior to repeat in life.
People who learned the act of gratitude as a child are more likely to be successful in school and develop excellent interpersonal relationships. They grow into individuals with mental clarity and an open attitude towards life.
A grateful hearted teenager will value the important things in life more than anyone else. Gratitude works like a giant magnet for opportunities and this is a clear sign that the young man can live in the present.
Also in adulthood, being grateful is the key to accessing many of the finer things in life. This emotional, cognitive, behavioral and spiritual state promotes greater success in interpersonal relationships, stimulates well-being, as well as the recognition and admiration of others.
Several studies have proven the usefulness of the act of thanks to lead a happy, pleasant and fulfilling life, And it generates pleasant sensations in the person.
There are countless benefits of being a grateful prisoner. It’s more than a question of education. It is a very promising and honorable lifestyle!
Life is a continuous and ever-changing process. In this process, we must allow the healthy customs and habits instilled in us to grow and multiply them for future generations, especially when we refer to core values such as gratitude.
Is living in ingratitude a choice?
Answer the question very directly, I think so. It’s a choice and unfortunately there are a lot of people who choose not to be grateful.
But when we get to know the lives of these people more closely, we need to understand and accept them, without judging them. And for the ingratitude of others, I must not transform myself. Everyone has to live with their choices.
We spend so much time suffering with this and that, angry, resentful or ungrateful … But if we stop next to nature and admire a simple garden or the waves on the beach, we have managed to contemplate with a lot of clarity and reality. Inevitably we will die eventually, but this simple garden and the waves of the sea will stay here. We are really very insignificant!
You are the one who chooses today and for the rest of your life, every moment, to be or not to be a grateful person. Gratitude can and should be an automatic action., As when brushing teeth. It must become a daily behavior without which we feel incomplete.
Each of us must find our own ways to create, feel and develop our gratitude.. It turns into a vital attitude like this: “I’m grateful to breathe … I’m grateful to love … I’m grateful to have a family … I’m grateful, in my head, to be able to fly.” .. I am grateful to be grateful! “.
Change and Growth
Much has been discovered in recent years about how gratitude can affect and change the quality of people’s lives. This quality of life only occurs if it is associated with a change in mentality.
Even a totally depressed, impatient, or selfish person can change their thoughts by emotionally balancing their heart and showing gratitude on a daily basis.
To understand this positive effect on the mind, it is necessary to explain the effect of oxytocin, a chemical produced by the hypothalamus, in specific areas called per-ventricular and supraoptic nuclei.
However, this substance is released by the brain when the feeling of gratitude is activated. It is a reward system that is the basis of satisfaction and self-esteem. This hormone generates happiness and is responsible for the pleasure and the feeling of well-being. If you feel grateful every day, you will be happier.
As life teaches us lessons, we tend to grow, not only intellectually, but also emotionally. To do this, we need to place certain behaviors and feelings in our lives. They will make our lives truly worthwhile, in this world so full of darkness. Gratitude plays the role of guiding us through obstacles, challenges and pitfalls.
Gratitude has contagious power! There are times when it seems impossible to feel or be grateful for the pain, suffering or sadness you feel. But everything in life has a purpose, and most of the time, we don’t understand our experiences at the exact moment we have them. Of course, changing thinking and emotional growth are essential for living in gratitude.