While we may joke that life is short so we should eat dessert first, there is some real insight here. We simply don’t know what the next minute will bring so it’s really important to be grateful for what you love. To be mindful of all the good in our lives.
Yes, there are days when you don’t feel particularly grateful when everything is pushing against you. I’d still say, dig deep, there is one thing, one tiny little thing that we always take for granted...
...I am grateful for my breath.
Now, inhale deeply so your chest expands until it almost hurts, hold for a count of three, then exhale slowly, slowly, slowly.