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Daily Lift #225

Gratitude Exercise

This "gratitude exercise" will have a positive effect when you practice it at least 10 times a day. It is advisable to practice it at least once an hour for the first week. You'll be grateful you did.

[Touch forehead]

"I am grateful for my mind to think good thoughts."

[Touch near eyes]

"I am grateful for my eyes to see good things."

[Touch ears]

"I am grateful for my ears to hear good things."

[Touch near mouth]

"I am grateful for my mouth to speak good things."

[Raise hands]

"I am grateful for my hands to do good things."

[Move feet slightly]

"I am grateful for my feet to walk to do good."

"I am grateful for all that I can be grateful for."

(© 2003 Zelig Pliskin. Permission is given to make as many copies as you wish.)

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