10 Ways to Improve My Daily Spiritual Practice

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    Perform this practice at the same time every day.
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    Quality over quantity - I target 3 things to be grateful for each day, and the reason why I am grateful.
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    Write it down - I think more deeply about my gratitude when I write down what I'm grateful for and why.
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    Use topics if needed - what people am I grateful for, or what things I've bought, or what moments, or whatever. But use the tool to find things to be grateful for.
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    Ask myself about things that have tested my patience or made me angry, and think about how that experience has benefited me.
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    Think about things I've learned and where/who/how I've learned it, and use that as a jump off point to be grateful for elements in my life.
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    Listen to calm music while I write about what I'm grateful for. I find soothing music helps me think of things that I'm grateful for.
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    Enjoy the daily writing process and be grateful for being able to write, and use that inspiration as a starting point for more things to be grateful for.
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    Read every day. Seeing other people's lives helps me appreciate all that I have.
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    Think about gratitude following meditation. Let the time focused internally to drive what I'm grateful for.