Gratitude As A Primary Coping Skill

When we notice the things we already have, we tend to prosper.

Every morning, I wake up and notice all that is right in my life. I notice that my basic needs are met, and I have gratitude. I notice that I live in a quiet neighborhood, and I have gratitude. I notice that I have two cars that I can keep running with proper maintenance, and I have gratitude. I notice that I have a wife who loves me, and I have gratitude again. I notice that I have two adorable kids, and I find myself in awe, with gratitude. But before I arrived here, at this place, I found gratitude to be the first and primary coping skill. It was gratitude that got me through all the hard work required to get me to this place in time and space.

Husband, father, worker, philosopher, and observer. Plumbing the depths of consciousness to find the spring of happiness. Write on.

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