The Importance of Gratitude—and How to Make it a Habit

With Thanksgiving coming up faster than ever and my monthly goal of participating in Calm’s 30 Days of Gratitude, gratitude and being thankful have been at the top of my mind.

While we all know it’s important to pause and reflect on the people, places, or things that you are so fortunate to have in your life, it’s helpful to understand exactly how this practice can improve your mental health and well-being.

Make Yourself Your Priority

This Saturday I was fortunate enough to attend MogulX, and my second session of the day was titled “Finding Balance”,  led by Health & Wellness Expert, Sophia Roe. Sophia opened up to us about a time in her life where she was most unhappy—and after lots of self-reflection, she realized it was a result of her losing sight of what was really important to her.

And, that led to my big reveal...

Stop Making Excuses

“STOP MAKING EXCUSES,” that’s what had to tell myself to make this blog post actually happen.

Have you ever been there? If so, I’m sure you would agree that it’s a frustrating place to be. BUT, I’ve found there are 5 specific ways I wind up being able to successfully motivate myself to stop making excuses and I thought I would share these with you today.