In this wake of the Tsunami, I am struck by the sheer power of nature and the impermanence of everything we hold sacred. How can we stay happy during times of extreme crisis or tragedy? It's natural to get overwhelmed by things we cannot control, especially in situations of this magnitude. One powerful antidote is gratitude. It's a pillar that anchors us, even in the stormiest of times.
Here are five things that you can use right now:
- Count your blessings. When you see what can transpire in an instant, some things as simple as having a roof overhead, food to eat and loved ones nearby, take on a new poignancy. Write down what you are grateful for, and do it daily. What you focus on grows...especially your appreciation for the little things in life.
What are your thoughts and suggestions?
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