But I don’t have that many things to be grateful for, some people might argue.

money to buy what you want to buy.

If the telephone rings, be grateful that you can hear.

If you see anything, be grateful that you can see.

If you have food to eat, be grateful for that. food.

If you read something, be grateful that your brain is functioning and you know how to read.

If you smile to yourself in a mirror, be grateful that you have the positive feedback that will help you master positive states.

[From Rabbi Zelig Pliskin’s new book: THANK YOU! Gratitude: Formulas, Stories, and Insights – Artscroll Publishers]

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