gratitude

Posted on 27 Feb 2018

gratitude

“Gratitude, when we do genuinely feel it, arises from experiences we are currently having, not from evaluating our lives in our heads. When you feel lonely, for example, simply remembering that you have friends is a dull, nominal comfort compared to how wonderful it feels when one of those friends calls you out of the blue. Reflecting on the good fortune of having a fixed address is nice, but stepping inside your front door after a cold and rainy walk home is sublime.”

Read more about what David Cain says at “Gratitude Comes From Noticing Your Life, Not From Thinking About It.