Sometimes, You Just Have to be Thankful

Kevin McNab explores the benefits of being grateful in his latest ColoradoBiz Magazine Article.  A person must be grateful to become a better parent, spouse, father, entrepreneur, leader, and live a better quality of life.

It is easy to get stuck in the routine of life. We all do it. I woke up this morning with a sick kid puking all over her bedroom carpeting. Had she taken one step forward, the mess would have landed on the hardwood floor, making it much easier to clean up. In that moment, perhaps I should be thankful all she has is a touch of the flu.

As I drove to work a little late, a Prius darted ahead in the right-hand turn lane and cut me off without so much as a turn signal. I was enraged. I assumed Prius owners where supposed to care. In that moment, maybe I should be happy I can afford a car or that greater damage befell neither of us.

As we all grind toward the holiday season, it is important we reflect on our successes, rather than focus on the failures – to be thankful for what we have. In the words of writer Melody Bettie:

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”…READ MORE!

Kevin McNab

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