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A 20 Minute Guided Gratitude Meditation

Have you ever met someone who had a natural glow, who adored their life and let their internal light shine all around them? There’s a good chance that that person practices the art of gratitude.

In fact, one of the richest, most fulfilling things in this world is an attitude of gratitude. When you’re grateful for the things you have, it seems like other blessings and beautiful experiences seem to naturally infiltrate your life.

That’s because the Universe functions on the frequency of gratitude. The more appreciative you are of what you already have, the more blessings are sent in your direction. But that’s not all.

Further, when you resonate on the frequency of gratitude, it makes you appreciate your life – as it is – so much more than ever before. And when you truly love your life, everything else just seems to fall into place.

Scientifically speaking, practicing gratitude can help relieve depression, boost the immune system, and even contribute to healthier relationships.

Knowing all this wonderful information about gratitude, aren’t you feeling a little bit like expressing yours? Well, that’s why we’re here today.

We’re going to walk you through a guided meditation that will bring more appreciation and gratitude into your heart and spirit than ever before.

So, if you want to learn how to infuse your soul with gratitude and start building the life you’ve always dreamed of, keep reading!

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A 20 Minute Guided Gratitude Meditation

You might be thinking that 20 minutes sounds like an awfully long time to try to sit down and meditate – especially if meditation isn’t something you practice regularly. But some of this time is spent getting yourself in the right mental and emotional zone for the work you’re about to do – so never fear!

The first step is creating harmony and balance within your sacred space.

1. Prepare Your Space: Infuse Your Home With Love and Light

Let’s begin by preparing your space.

First, choose a room wherein you’ll feel comfortable, relaxed, and where you won’t be disturbed for 20 minutes. (At least.)

Now it’s time to clear the energy. There are many ways to cleanse your space, so this can be as personal a process as you prefer. Smudging with some kind of smoke, however, is one of the most effective ways to clear any negativity. You can choose from incense or ethical sage or Palo Santo – but it’s important to remember that sage clears all energy, so you’ll need to infuse the space with positivity once you’re finished smudging with it.

Now that the negative energy is cleared from your sacred space, it’s time to put on your favorite music. What’s an album or soundtrack that makes you feel alive, calm, centered? It’s time to let that music sing to you.

You can also infuse your space with positive energy through crystals. Gather your favorite crystals and set them all around your sacred space, allowing that cleansing, uplifting energy to infuse the room with love and light.

2. Get Comfortable

Now, it’s time to settle in. Sit in a position that feels comfortable and soothing, and try to let all of the negativity of the day leave your body.

Settle into the feeling of calm, relaxing energy that you’re going to be surrounding yourself with. Let your muscles ease up and relax, let than tension melt away, and get ready for a reviving experience.

3. Gratitude Meditation

It’s time now for your appreciative, gratitude-filled meditation.

Use Your Breath

Start by breathing deeply and letting your body get into the rhythm of that breath. Breathe in positivity, and each time you exhale, imagine any and all negative energy flowing out of your body and evaporating in the atmosphere around you.

A gratitude meditation is waiting just around the corner to soothe and uplift your spirit.

Spend a few minutes breathing deeply, paying attention to the breath moving in and out of your body.

Relax your body and allow the feelings of gratitude and appreciation to take over you.

Make a List

Try taking a moment in the beginning to list the things you’re grateful for inside your mind – list at least ten things that make you feel grateful for your life, your spirit, and your destiny.

Let outside thoughts pass – do not cling to them, and don’t try to push them away. If thoughts flow in, let them drift, like they’re drifting along the river of your mind, floating away from your consciousness.

Each time you take a breath, imagine that you’re breathing in appreciation and adoration for life. Every time you exhale, imagine letting go of any emotions or thoughts that distract you from gratitude.

Embrace the Stillness

Imagine a warm sphere of gratitude and appreciation surrounding your spirit, helping you appreciate and adore the many blessings in your life.

Sit in this moment of stillness, breathing deeply, and letting gratitude infiltrate your spirit. When you feel ready, slowly open your eyes and let this feeling of appreciation take over.

Fill Your Life With Gratitude

Gratitude may be the single most important concept for making your life feel magical and wonderful. Practicing this guided gratitude meditation will help you adore your life and everyone in it – more than you thought possible.

So, get comfortable, close your eyes, and let the gratitude sink in!

What are you most grateful for?

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Rhiannon Liselle

Rhiannon Liselle

Rhiannon Liselle is a student and freelance writer who, from the time she began penning letters to the moon, knew she wanted to spend her life writing. She has written for such publications as Self-Love Soup and Astrology Answers. She is a late bloomer who decided to return to college... Read More

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