Financial Conversation Podcast
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Welcome to Financial Conversation, the podcast where the topic of money is anything but taboo. Our hosts, Kayla, Erin, and Chonce talk openly about how to increase your income through a thriving business or side hustle, successes and failures, budgeting and saving, and how to manage it all. They believe the secret to living a fulfilling life is being intentional with your finances, whether you're a saver or a spender. So grab a seat, and let’s talk money!
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FCP S2E6 - How Can Practicing Gratitude Improve Our Lives?
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How often do you show gratitude? Being grateful is a habit everyone should adopt because it can change your entire outlook on life. Sometimes we get comfortable with our situation and start to take it for granted which can lead to unhappiness and feelings of inadequacy. This week on the podcast, we're discussing how to embrace gratitude and make it a regular habit. Each of us has our own experience and opinions on showing gratitude so there's more than one way to integrate the habit into your life. How Gratitude Can Change Your Life Having gratitude provides many benefits that can change your entire life for the better. First, it's been proven that gratitude can improve your quality of life. The 'you only live once' mantra really comes into play here because you don't want to spend all your time complaining about how things aren't good enough, being envious of others, or making a mental list of everything you don't have. Gratitude improves your quality of life by allowing you to be more positive and enthusiastic about your present and the future. You'll also be less stressed and have a lower risk for mental illnesses like depression. Bring grateful also forces you to work with what you have and embrace your current state instead of worrying about having more and more things. When you think about it, it feels pretty good to be grateful and live in the moment and embrace the imperfection of everyday life. Finally, being grateful allows you to put things into perspective and be realistic. There's nothing wrong with setting goals and wanting to improve your life but starting with a mindset that includes gratitude can help you get there faster and stop bring so hard on yourself. 3 Quick Ways to Become More Grateful Realize that you haven't really been showing a lot of gratitude lately? You're not alone. It's easy to lose sight of what you should be grateful for each day and only be reminded during certain holidays or on birthdays. It's important to get into the habit of being grateful each day because special days like holidays come and go and they aren't the only time of year that you should be grateful. Here are three quick ways to help you get back on track: 1. Write down or make a mental list of everything you have to be grateful for. Even the simplest things can make it on the list like having clean water, a roof over your head, your health, a job (e