Episode 53: Are You Using Gratitude Against Yourself?

Episode 53: Are You Using Gratitude Against Yourself?

Gratitude is one of my favorite emotions–it just feels so good!
But I’ve noticed a pattern.
Sometimes, as doctors’ wives, we use gratitude as a way to punish ourselves.
Saying things like, “I know I should be grateful that my husband has a job at all, but it’s just so hard to put the kids to bed on my own night after night.”
The crazy thing about that thought is that it doesn’t actually generate gratitude at all.
Listen to this week’s episode to learn how to stop using gratitude against yourself.
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before he even walks through the door at night?

Not keeping score doesn’t require you to keep quiet and silently seeth while doing everything on your own. It does help you let go of anger and resentment and focus on solutions instead of scoreboards. It means you make room for working together instead of feeling isolated and alone.

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