TURN IT AROUND AND BE GRATEFUL – an article by Gaurav Sharma


👨‍🏫 Our perspective are the glasses that we wear to look at the world. Neither perspective is good or bad, or completely correct or incorrect. They are the two different pieces of the same puzzle, that when brought together bring about a clear view of reality. By creating a change in our perspective, we can have a profound impact on our own overall well-being.

🗣️A person was sitting in his room, with the mind full of thoughts (Positive & Negative). He picked up his pen and started writing✍️ :

🙋‍♂️Last year, I had a surgery and my gallbladder was removed. I had to stay stuck to the bed due to this surgery for a very long time. The same year I reached the age of my retirement (60 years) and had to give up my job from the company in which I had spent 30 years of my life. The same year I experienced the sorrow of the death of my mother. And in the same year my son failed in his exams because he had a major car accident. He had to stay in bed at hospital for several days. The destruction of car was another loss.

At the end he wrote : It was such a bad year❗☹️☹️

🙋🏻‍♀️When the person’s wife entered the room, she found her husband looking sad, lost in his thoughts. From behind his back she read what was written on the paper, left the room silently and came back with another paper which she placed on the side of her husband’s writing.

The husband found the following written on the paper :
Last year I finally got rid of my gall bladder due to which I had spent years in pain. I turned 60 with sound health and got retired from my job. Now I can spend more time with my family and loved ones and also can focus on my other interests as well. The same year my mother, at the age of 85, without depending on anyone or without any critical condition met her creator. The same year, God bless my son with a new life. I still thank God for the same. My car was destroyed but my son stayed alive without getting any disability.

At the end she wrote : Last year was an immense blessing of God and it passed well❗😀😀

See !! The same incidents but different view points.

🧠In our daily lives we must see that it’s not happiness that makes us grateful but gratefulness that makes us happy. There is always, always, always something to be thankful for. Your current situation is somebody’s future expectation. Your life is somebody’s prayer request. Don’t let yourself to be the slave of your mind and don’t let your negative thoughts drive your life. Anything you celebrate multiplies, and anything you despise diminishes. Appreciation is the vehicle for acceleration. Gratitude is the lift to great altitude.

To see what God will do, you must acknowledge what God has done.

Stay Grateful.

Gaurav Sharma
Positive Thoughts – Motivational Speaker

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