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Gratitude and the Journey to a More Vibrant Life: a Coaching Chat with Tina Saxena [EP 12]
July 27, 2023
Welcome to Coaching Chats, the podcast that brings you insightful conversations with coaching experts from various fields. In today's episode, we have a special guest, Tina Saxena, a passionate nature photographer and gratitude advocate. Tina uses her phone to capture the beauty of nature, finding joy and appreciation in the small details that often go unnoticed. Through her work, Tina has discovered the power of gratitude and intention in shaping one's life. She believes that by being present in the moment and practicing appreciation, we can design our own lives and choose happiness. Join us as Tina shares her journey towards a more vibrant and fulfilling life, and how gratitude and mindfulness have transformed her outlook. Get ready to be inspired and learn practical tips to cultivate gratitude in your life. Stay tuned for this enlightening conversation on the transformative power of gratitude with Tina.

Speaker Bio: 

Tina Saxena, once caught up in the rat race like many others, realised the importance of living in the present moment. She understood that appreciation and gratitude are essential for bringing us into the now. Taking a moment to look around and appreciate life and everything it offers brings a sense of gratitude. This shift in perspective has had a profound impact on Tina's life, leading her to advocate for purposeful living. She believes that by practicing appreciation and gratitude, one can live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.

Topics Covered in this episode:

Practicing gratitude and being present in the moment:
- Slowing down and appreciating the beauty around us
- Noticing more things to appreciate and be thankful for
- Creating a positive mindset and chain reaction of well-being
- Inspiring us to serve others and alleviate stress

Practical tips for practicing gratitude:
- Taking a few moments each day to sit, breathe, and appreciate
- Starting by giving thanks before meals and upon waking up
- Comparing life to those who have it worse instead of others
- Keeping a gratitude journal and joining a gratitude group
- Significant positive impact on the speaker's life

Creating intentional moments of reflection and mindset shift:
- Creating space in one's day to pause, breathe, and practice gratitude
- Making a list of things to be grateful for
- Involving an accountability partner or group for sharing gratitude messages
- Leading to a more positive and accountable mindset

Reflection on priorities and the value of time and energy:
- Changing priorities as one grows older and becomes more aware
- Realizing there are no guarantees about how much time we have
- Valuing time and energy over external factors
- Making decisions that bring peace and happiness

Being intentional and not feeling obligated to follow a predetermined path:
- Importance of being present in the moment and self-awareness
- Doing tasks with gratitude and intention
- Seeking wisdom from podcasts and YouTube videos
- Being grateful for bills and everyday tasks
- Appreciating the little things and disparities in access to resources
- Shifting mindset to feel rich through gratitude

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