In the latest episode of Recovery ReLOVution, the show’s host, Dr. Gala Gorman, discusses the many benefits of practicing appreciation. There is a difference between gratitude and appreciation. Appreciation is without expectations or exchange. There are huge benefits to practicing with regularity.
As Gorman explains, “There is tremendous value in expressing appreciation … especially when practiced with regularity. If the world as a Recovery Stakeholder is just too stressful to find things to appreciate, there’s an even greater need to practice.”
In this episode, listeners will learn:
- Learn why appreciation is a beneficial practice
- Appreciate the positives in their lives, big and small
- Interrupt negative thinking cycles with appreciation and move past negative emotions
But what is appreciation, and how is it different than gratitude? Appreciation is a really pure state that doesn’t require an exchange the way gratitude does. With gratitude, there is typically some expectation of an exchange. Appreciation is just observing what is and having appreciation for it. Starting with small steps and incorporating appreciation into your daily routine is powerful on its own.
In the latest episode of Recovery ReLOVution, the focus is on expressing appreciation. Recovery Stakeholders may feel like the world they live in is just too stressful. They’re not alone … and have an even greater need to practice.
For those interested in tuning into this show visit: RR 0013: How to Flip the Disadvantage of Addiction – Benefits of Gratitude
In this episode of Recovery ReLOVution, we’ll discuss some of the reasons why practicing appreciation is so important. There is tremendous value in expressing appreciation … regularly. Recovery Stakeholders are living through a challenging situation that probably has them questioning what they could possibly find to appreciate with regularity. But this is the time they need to practice it the most.