Year 2022 is all about gratitude for Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty Kundra believes in the power of gratitude. In 2022, she plans to acknowledge all the little things she feels grateful for.
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Shilpa plans to practice gratitude. What about you? Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Yashwani Arora Published: 10 Jan 2022, 15:13 pm IST
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Gratitude is a powerful positive force that reminds us of all the good things we have in our lives. Counting the blessings and finding happiness in little things can be a roadmap to a happy and prosperous life. In the Covid-19 era, gratitude is the most healthy and mindful practice one can take in their lives for healthy family relations and a positive mind. And Shilpa Shetty Kundra is doing just that!

Shilpa Shetty, who gave us fitness goals galore throughout 2021, has decided to practice gratitude and take it seriously in the new year. Her first post for the series was all about being grateful about the love that she gets from her little ones.

A mother of two, Shilpa shared a picture of her children hugging her, and she captioned it, “The last two years have been a roller coaster ride for all of us. This year, I want to make a note of the biggest and the littlest blessings life gives me that I am grateful for.”

One of the two pictures from Shilpa’s post is seen showcasing a picture of a journal, with a mother and a baby on the left side, along with a gratitude message for her little ones stating, “Grateful for: Cuddles with my little ones”.

“Starting this series with the most priceless blessing of my life: cuddles with my little ones. Forever grateful for the two halves of my heart”

Shilpa’s post is a perfect example of adding gratitude to our lives, especially towards our family and kids.

Check out he Instagram post here:

Here are the reasons why gratitude is important:

  • According to the US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Psychiatry, Gratitude and Well Being, The Benefits of Appreciation, “The majority of empirical studies indicate that there is an association between gratitude and a sense of overall well being”. There can be numerous benefits of practicing gratitude on daily basis.
  • Gratitude is important to physical, psychological, and emotional well-being. Gratitude makes you happier and stronger. It helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve health, deals with adversity, and build strong relationships.
Starting your day with gratitude can be life-changing. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

How can gratitude improve our lives?

1. Keeps toxic emotions at bay:

Negative emotions like anger, envy, jealousy amplify toxicity in life. Hence it is important that we don’t let negative emotions take the steering of life and enhance more positivity around us. Practicing gratitude on daily basis makes us more positive and even enhances our mental well-being.

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2. It helps you be more hopeful and feel better about your life:

Practicing gratitude is an excellent way to remind yourself just how good you have it. Reminding yourself and counting on the little blessing goes a long way in maintaining a healthy attitude towards life.

Also read: Here are 4 ways in which practising gratitude can improve your life

3. It helps you expand your social network:

Gratitude helps you create meaningful bonds with people around you. Your positivity is reflected in your attitude and acknowledging the efforts of another person can enhance your relations both romantic or platonic and even in your workspace.

A healthy relationship with your partner is build by the daily practice of gratitude! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

4. It improves physical health:

Practicing gratitude can be good for your mental health. It enhances your mind and physical well-being by producing more of the happy hormones in the body. A healthy mind leads to a healthy body. Hence, adding the practice of gratitude is a mental activity that is good for a healthy brain.

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