Autoimmune Revolution Podcast
Episode: 140, How to Practice Gratitude
Nov 25, 2020
Audrey Christie, MSN, RN
How to Practice GratitudeHey friends, if you are listening to this while doing your traveling for the holidays - safe travels loves! Today we are talking about how to practice gratitude.Gratitude is a practice that turns meals in to feasts and houses into homes. It is a healing practice that is best repeated daily but this time of year is a beautiful time energetically and spiritually to start a gratitude practice regardless of if you have had one in the past.RESOURCES AND LINKS MENTIONED IN Holiday Anxiety:Transcript: https://audreychristie.com/140Join the private group Wellness Circle: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Audreychristie/Download Autoimmune Revolution Kickstart https://audreychristie.com/autoimmune ________________________________Say HI and join the conversation on social:Instagram: https://instagram.com/audrey_christieFacebook: https://facebook.com/audreychristiemsn________________________________Wondering if Functional and Integrative Help is right for you and your condition? Schedule a case review here.How to Practice GratitdueRough Transcript (listening is best)How to Practice Gratitude IntroductionHey friends, if you are listening to this while doing your traveling for the holidays - safe travels loves! Today we are talking about how to practice gratitude.Gratitude is a practice that turns meals in to feasts and houses into homes. It is a healing practice that is best repeated daily but this time of year is a beautiful time energetically and spiritually to start a gratitude practice regardless of if you have had one in the past.IntroWelcome if this is your first time listening - I’m Audrey Christie - I’m a functional and integrative nurse nutritionist and energy medicine practitioner. I help women start their very own Autoimmune Revolution so you can stop chasing symptoms and learn how to heal your body from autoimmune disease. So here's the thing, being grateful having gratitude practicing gratitude thanking the Creator for everything that shows up in our reality, and that means the good and the bad, opens up a Healing Center in our bodies that raises our vibration and it can even raise our vibration to a level where pain and suffering simply don't exist.You might be thinking Lord Audrey is going all off and the woo-woo today. And you know I love my fair share of Wu, but my Wu is backed in science. Research demonstrates that focusing on gratitude, on what we are grateful for, opens up a feeling and emotion that is happier that is more fulfilled. Studies have shown us That gratitude directly impacts greater happiness, Better Health, few are aches and pains, more focus, alertness, and determination, better sleep, and improved self-esteem. And that these things actually lead to more optimism, new and lasting relationships, progress towards personal goals, and increased generosity and empathy. It is a circle that keeps on giving.How I Practice Gratitude and the ImpactGratitude is not something that I take lightly. I have had a gratitude practice for over a decade now and I can simply say that it is life-changing. There is absolutely no downside and practicing gratitude can be as simple or as complex as you'd like. My gratitude practice started with simply journaling 3 to 10 things that I was thankful for each day. and still when I find my default gratitude level wavering, it is a practice that I go back to and still create my list every day.Even though gratitude is a very simple practice, it does take practice to have gratitude as your default mode. Often people have trouble feeling grateful because it is difficult to acknowledge what we have. Sometimes this difficulty is based on taking things for granted and sometimes this difficulty is based in being so busy that we can't slow down enough to be present and aware of what is making us happy.Sometimes it's difficult to feel grateful because it reminds us of less happy times and causes concern that we ..