I know how important it is to dedicate time to a Gratitude practice each and every day. Some days, I find it difficult to find inspiration for my practice. I recently sat down with Roberta Hughes, self-care expert and owner of PeaceFull Living. She offered this advice for entrepreneurs like me.
“I understand what if feels like to open your gratitude journal and feel completely uninspired. As I sit staring at the blank page, I can’t help but feel guilt creep into my heart. Then my brain chimes in with supportive thoughts like, You have so much to be grateful for… Still, the page sits blank and nothing comes to mind,” says Roberta. “I think there are many people who experience this very thing in their gratitude practice. It is quite normal.”
As an entrepreneur myself, I know how taxing the long days can be on our bodies, minds, and spirits. So I asked Roberta to share more about this.
She continued, “Even on the best days, the energy required to build a business is exponential. Then on the low days, you know the ones where all you can see is your infinite to-do list, it is easy to feel the weight of your workload crush your inspiration. These are the days when your gratitude practice is most needed, but also the days when you might feel the least inspired in your practice.”
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I asked Roberta to create some journaling prompts to help us all get through those low days.