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Thanksgiving has become a tradition in which many individuals get together with their family and friends, enjoy a break from their busy schedule, and eat turkey. Many of us, however, have forgotten the true meaning of Thanksgiving and do not realize the countless things around us to be thankful for. In this day of hustle and bustle, over scheduling appointments, work, running children to athletic events, and a variety of domestic activities; often times we fail to reflect on the blessings in our lives and the negative messages in our society slant our perception and increase our stresses.
One may say I don't have a lot to be thankful for. Well lets take a brief inventory of some things that may apply to you.
As you are aware, stress has been termed the number one cause of cardiovascular disease. Meditating on the blessings in your life can bring your thoughts into proper perspective, reduce stress, restore joy, and have long lasting health benefits.
So, use this season to your best advantage and, oh yea... don't forget the turkey!