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Episode 42: Gratitude Myths vs. Facts. Busted and Debunked

Jan 18, 2023


Does this gratitude thing actually work? Most people have misconceptions about the life-altering power of gratitude, and rightfully so. You can’t see it, and you can't touch it. It’s just out there for us to somehow figure out. In this episode, we are going to answer the question… what is the myth? And what is the fact?


I think the answers are gonna surprise you.

How do we get there? Well, let me show you.


 Together we unpack:

  • Is gratitude too “woo woo”? (1:50)
  • Why does everyone keep telling you to make a list? (3:12)
  • How does gratitude work with your religion, faith, or spiritual practice? (5:24)
  • Being grateful is being human. (7:17)
  • Can you receive instant happiness when practicing gratitude? (8:29)
  • How does gratitude work during times of adversity? (9:58)
  • Is journaling the only way to achieve results when practicing gratitude? (11:53)
  • How you can begin to practice gratitude on your own. (12:51)
  • You ARE worthy of love and gratitude. (14:27)


And if you are in that place where you do wonder if you can ever feel grateful for anything ever again... but if you still have hope... if you are eager to raise your hand and be ready to do whatever it takes, I am here to be your coach, your mentor, and your champion who believes in you until you can believe in yourself. Your next step is to TAKE THIS FUN 2-MINUTE QUIZ and find out how much gratitude and grit you have. 


Mentioned Resources: 

Episode 24: Will You Actually Benefit from Making a List of 3 Things You are Grateful For?

Episode 39: It's OK to Not be OK. Or is it?

Register for the [FREE] Navigating Difficult Times Webinar

Take the Quiz - How Much Gratitude and Grit Do You Have?


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On the web - Fortitude.Academy 

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