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Gratitude Trumps Fear | Care2 Healthy Living: Today I had a long conversation with a long-time investment lawyer...

Gratitude Trumps Fear | Care2 Healthy Living: Today I had a long conversation with a long-time investment lawyer...

Today I had a long conversation with a long-time investment lawyer about my investment strategy. I have come to recognize in a visceral way how it is impossible to experience fear and gratitude at the same time. Keeping my focus on the wonder and abundance of what I already have is the only thoughts that have any teeth compared with the low-grade anxiety that can catch me like a creeping malaise when I get lazy or tired. Looking out in the world these days, it is easy to get caught in the grips of someone’s fear, grief and suffering. The only sane response is to create a channel that can bring in light and love. Gratitude is the flare, like a wake up call to the sleep walking that is an unintentional by-product of living fast. It doesn’t deny or sugar coat the pain in the world. It just offers a different view, a new way to look at life that makes you really appreciate it....

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/gratitude-trumps-fear.html

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