Everyday Life Series

Inspiration can be found almost anywhere if we only take the time to look.  Sometimes it takes extra effort to find it. Sometimes it’s so blatantly obvious that it smacks you in the face.

Yesterday was a day of obvious inspiration around every turn.

I can’t share much of where I found inspiration, as those stories belong to the people I found the inspiration in.  However, I can share something I experienced that holds a lesson we can all take heart to follow.

Expression of gratitude and genuine interest can encourage and bring exponential joy!

Such a simple act of genuinely taking the time to tell someone how much you appreciate what they do or showing interest in something they have put their heart into can be a driving force in helping that person continue on a path of doing something they love.

This happened to me yesterday.  Several kind souls took the time and put in the effort to show appreciation for something that a team of us did for them.  Additionally, one of those kind souls let me know how the work I do (both at work and in this blog) is impacting her life.

It is hard to put into words how much two “simple” acts of gratitude and genuine interest inspire me to continue on this path and, I have no doubt, will continue to give me inspiration.

I challenge us all to take daily intentional action to express gratitude and genuine interest.  You never know how much the other person needs to experience it.

Everyday Life Series consists of short, daily lessons and stories from my life.

 

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