Let me tell you another true story.

A little while ago I was driving down a very busy county highway and there was a guy standing in the middle of the road.

He was waiving his arms and I stopped my truck.

He indicated that he ran out of gas and asked if I could give him a ride to the nearest gas station.

Since there is a gas station near my office, I agreed.

I drove the guy to the gas station and he purchased a plastic gas can and filled it with a gallon of gas.

He then asked me if I could drive him back to his vehicle because he had no way of getting back.

I agreed again.

When we arrived at his vehicle, the guy just got out of my truck and walked away without saying a word.

Not a thank you.  Not a good bye.  Nothing.  Not a single word.

I had given about an hour of my time and a gallon of my own gas to take him to the gas station and then back to his vehicle.

I have to admit, I was expecting a different response, a different attitude and showing some gratitude.

I believe the man I helped was letting his attitude about running of gas and having a bad day override his ability to express any gratitude.

What are some advantages of practicing gratitude instead of attitude in your own life?

Practicing gratitude allows you to create a positive impact in your own life and in the life of others

Out There on the Edge of Everything®…

Stephen Lesavich, PhD

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Certified solution-focused life coach and experienced business coach.