5 Gratitude Practices to Raise Your Vibration PLUS 50 Inspiring Gratitude Quotes

“May the gratitude in my heart kiss all the universe.” ~ Hafiz

Gratitude can mean many things to many people, but in its simplistic essence it means “being thankful”. It’s developing the attitude of gratitude for everything in our life. Big or small. Good or bad.

All great spiritual masters, thought leaders, successful entrepreneur etc. have emphasised the need to live in gratitude for true success. For when we can’t appreciate what we have, how can we appriciate what is going to come to us. We will be too blinded by the negativity, to even notice a blessing/opportunity, even if its right under our nose.

While we all understand this meaning of gratitude, do we really imbibe it in our life?

I personally believe in the power of gratitude and more so in the power of having a daily gratitude practice. The first step in healing all past pain and trauma begins with gratitude. Vibrationally, as we are all energy beings, Love & Gratitude top the list of emotions that have the highest vibration. There has been research done by the likes of Louise Hay, Dr. Joe Dispenza, Dr. Bruce Lipton, Deepak Chopra etc. on the targetted benefits of practicing gratitude daily on mind-body-soul.

5 Gratitude Practices to Raise Your Vibration

“Opening your eyes to more of the world around you can deeply enhance your gratitude practice.” ~ Derrick Carpenter

Here are 5 tried and tested gratitude practices, that will raise your vibration so that you can tune into the beautiful Unversal vibration of love and happiness daily.

1} Be grateful in bad situations: Often it’s in the bad situations that our faith in the Divine is tested the most. It is especially in these situations when you need to focus on the good instead. No matter how difficult the situation is, focus on one small good thing/person/lesson to be thankful for and keep your energy on that feeling. This conscious effort to stay in a positive vibration instead of a negative one has the power to expand your energy field ten folds.

2} Be thankful in advance: One of the most powerful forms of gratitude is the kind you can feel in advance. Like saying, “I am grateful for what tomorrow will bring.” or “I am thankful for the blessing of tomorrow’s meeting/presentation/exam etc.” The reason this form of gratitude practice is so powerful is, that you are already fine tuning your energies for the day/event ahead of time, thereby ensuring that the Universe follows through. It also brings forth a level of faith in the Divine that only works wonders on your mental state.

3} Do a Gratitude Walk: As a practice when you feel muddled and confused, go for a walk, a gratitude walk. This walk can become your daily walk as well…While you walk, notice things around you and find the good in them. Notice nature, feel the fresh air, notice the innocent smile of a child, admire a wonderfully playful pet. This conscious effort to look outside of yourself and feel grattiude for the things around you has a positive effect on your complete vibration. One, it will make you shift your focus towards the wonder and awe of the universe. Two, it will offer clarity of thought, so that when you go back home you can calmly handle the situation, rather than get agigitated as you would’ve before the walk. If you can maintain this gratitude walk daily, you will live in a calm and serene mind, which is such a heavenly state. Try it 🙂

4} Maintain a Gratitude Jar: This one has been tried and tested so many times, you can see Pinterest images of beautiful gratitude jars all over the place. To maintain a gratitude jar all you need is a jar and small pieces of paper and a pen. As a ritual, daily or atleast thrice a week, you and your family members can write what they are grateful for and put the chit in the jar. As the jar keeps filling up, you will feel your mood feeling better too. And on the off day, when you or any of your family members are feeling down, you can open up the jar and read a few of the notes you wrote. This will instantly bring you back to the vibration of gatefulness and make you feel oh so good. I already have a huge jar all planned to start for 2020 ❤

5} Write a Gratitude Journal: For those of you who have been reading the articles here, know how much I vouch for the healing benefits of a gratitude journal. I can’t emphasize on the importance of writing a gratitude journal enough. Its healing, its calming, it provides clarity, it helps you set posiive goals, it empowers you to do more and be more. All you need is a small note book dedicated to writing 5 things you are grateful for daily. You can ideally do this before going to bed, as it helps you to relive your day and find the good in it, thereby helping you to sleep in a vibration of thankfulness.

It is important for you to create a daily practice of gratitude which is easy, sustainable and consistent.

If you need help in creating your own personal gratitude practice, I’m always here to help you. Just email/message me and we will get started. You can find me on all social media platforms.

50 Inspiring Gratitude Quotes

And now, since we must ideally be in the vibration of gratitude daily, not just on Thanksgivings or World Gratitude day, here are some of the most inspiring gratitude quotes to keep you motivated to cultivate your very own gratitude practice.

  1. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” — Marcel Proust
  2. “Gratitude is a statement of certainty.” – David Cameron Gikandi
  3. “To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” – Johannes A. Gaertner
  4. “If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” – Gerald Good
  5. “I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy, and I am loved.” – Reba McEntire
  6. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.”— MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
  7. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward
  8. “Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: It must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.” —William Faulkner
  9. “At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer
  10. “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher
  11. “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” – Anonymous
  12. “Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.” – Amy Collette
  13. “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie
  14. “Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” – Henri Frederic Amiel
  15. “Happiness cannot be traveled to owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley
  16. “Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” – Karl Barth
  17. “No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.” – Alfred North Whitehead
  18. “In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  19. “Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.” – Lionel Hampton
  20. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  21. “You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  22. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – Gilbert C. Chesterton
  23. “Gratitude will shift you to a higher frequency, and you will attract much better things.” – Rhonda Byrne
  24. “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson
  25. “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” – Buddha
  26. “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson
  27. “Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seekers life – in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes.” Sri Chinmoy
  28. “As with all commandments, gratitude is a description of a successful mode of living. The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us.” – James E. Faust
  29. “The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” – Mary Davis
  30. “The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.– William James
  31. “There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” — Ralph H. Blum
  32. “Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.” – Jacques Maritain
  33. “The root of joy is gratefulness.” David Steindl-Rast
  34. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus
  35. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ― Melody Beattie
  36. “Being thankful is not always experienced as a natural state of existence, we must work at it, akin to a type of strength training for the heart.” – Larissa Gomez
  37. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” – Thornton Wilder
  38. “If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” — Rabbi Harold Kushner
  39. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey
  40. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy
  41. “Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is the true prosperity.” – Eckhart Tolle
  42. “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” – Aesop
  43. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward
  44. “Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” – Brian Tracy
  45. “Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.” – Roy T. Bennett
  46. “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” – Doris Day
  47. “Gratitude is an antidote to negative emotions, a neutralizer of envy, hostility, worry, and irritation. It is savoring; it is not taking things for granted; it is present-oriented.” – Sonja Lyubomirsky
  48. “When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” – Anthony Robbins
  49. “What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.” – Brene Brown
  50. “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” ― G.K. Chesterton

When it comes to living a more positive, peaceful and productive life we need to work with the laws of the universe to tap into its wonderful vibration. The specific law is that you WILL recieve what you put out.

The universe will always deliver in the right time for the right vibration. While practicing Gratitude, you will automatically raise your vibration. This speeds up the process of enjoying more peace and less stress.

Honestly, being in this state of Gratitude works like magic. The catch though is Daily Practice.

Do you have any gratitude practices you would like to share? Which practice from the above most resonated with you? Please share them in the comments.

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6 thoughts on “5 Gratitude Practices to Raise Your Vibration PLUS 50 Inspiring Gratitude Quotes

  1. The practice of gratitude – especially your first suggestion: finding the good in the bad – has changed my life. It is a matter of conscious effort to change our perspective this way – our brain is naturally focused on bad, danger – but it makes a world of difference.

  2. Elle Sommer

    Wonderful reminders Zeenat. I haven’t heard of a ‘gratitude jar’ but I love that idea. And to look at them when feeling down. I think I’d also like to look at them maybe once a week or a month, just to see how many things there are to be grateful for. I think I’m going to suggest this to my family and maybe a different coloured paper for each one so they could easily pick their’s out if it was a monthly habit.

    The quotes are awesome!

  3. I loved this post a lot. Recently I tried the journal. Noticed it makes little difference. But how can it shut down the angry feelings and thoughts from lacking?

  4. I love how unique some of these practices are, Zeenat – like being grateful in difficult situations. If we start to do that, we will truly transform ourselves. And also being grateful in advance! That had never occurred to me. Thanks for these new ideas!!!!!

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