Thanksgiving is a reminder for us to be grateful for what we have and share our joy with others. Did you know living in gratitude daily could have benefits like sleeping better, having better relationships, and improved mental health and self-esteem? A grateful heart sees the goodness in others, focuses on what we have and keeps the mind and body healthy.

Read the quotes below to understand how gratitude can open doors to a successful life and business.

“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” — Karl Barth

Happiness is dependent on the external factors buy joy is part of your being. Living in joy means being grateful for all the feelings and for all you have.

“No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.” — Alfred North Whitehead


When we are grateful for what we have, we attract more of good things. This is the law of universe. When we get into a negative space, we attract more negativity. You can bend the law to your advantage by focusing on the positive aspects of every experience.

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” — Willie Nelson

Rejoicing for what we have doesn’t mean you don’t desire more. It means you are grateful for what you have and continue working for what you want. We are here to create, and wanting more is part of the process.

“Gratitude is the deepest form of prayer from the heart.” — Prati Kaufman


Fear comes because we are attached to the outcomes. If you were to look back at your life, you will realize that everything which didn’t go your way was because something better was in store. Trust the process. A grateful heart is never fearful because it knows everything happens for good.

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” — Voltaire

The world around you is your mirror. If you don’t see good in others, it will be hard to see the good in yourself. When we appreciate others for who they are and what they bring in our life, we start to cultivate the same feelings about ourselves.

“Gratitude opens the door to the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe.” — Deepak Chopra


Miracles are happening every day in your life. You are breathing, you are alive, you have family and friends who love you – you are able to experience life in all its glory. Can there be any bigger miracle than that? Only a grateful heart can see the everyday miracles which so many of us take for granted.

On tough days, see if you can find little pleasure in routine stuff like able to have a cup of hot coffee or accessibility to hot shower, electricity, a car, or being able to eat what you want.

Gratitude is the best attitude.

Prati Kaufman is a marketing and mindset coach based out of West Hartford, Connecticut. A 20-year marketing veteran, she combines her skills with mindset coaching to help entrepreneurs turn their unique ideas into profits.

She guides entrepreneurs to develop processes and procedures to take full advantage of the marketing and their own exceptional power of the mind. The success of any business depends on the success of its marketing—but when you approach it with a winning mindset there is no limit to what you can achieve.

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