Glass half full

As you all know, I am currently participating in the ‘gratitude 100’ project.

This project is an amazing way to ensure my glass is always half full, rather than half empty.

To seek out things to be grateful for each day and focusing on the positives rather than negatives is something I strongly suggest to everyone to try.


It is sometimes easy to fall into the habit of focusing on the one thing missing or not perfect in your life, rather than remembering all the many wonderful things.

While I hate this fact, it is sadly human nature and something we are all guilty of from time to time.

Waking up on day seven of this project, I realised that for the last 7 days, my first excited thought each morning has been “what will I choose to be grateful for today?”

What a beautiful way to start each day.

You will always encounter set backs, disapointments and frustrations in life – this is life! Acknowledge this, accept this, then return your focus to all the good, positive, happy moments.

Life is too short to be staring into a half empty glass of sorrow and regret.

I believe there is always something to be grateful for, no matter how big or how small.


About Lou Schwarz

I am a traveller at heart.I dream about travel- of exploring the world and meeting new people. When I am not dreaming or travelling; I work in communications and media and I also teach body balance group fitness classes. I live my life trying to motivate and inspire people through fitness, doing one thing a week that scares me, and unleashing my creativity as frequently as I can. When I am not getting my zen on through teaching I am constantly attract ridiculous things and people into my life and I wouldn't have it any other way. I hope you enjoy my two blogs -or at least one of them :)
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