Like most people, I used the word “appreciation” as another way of expressing gratitude without actually thinking much of the difference until I came across the teachings of Abraham Hicks on the subject matter.
The main difference being that in gratitude, one is thankful about a pleasant condition while in appreciation, one increases the value of any condition. It was an “Aha” moment for me. I began to put into practice what I got from the idea and discovered how it helped me easily get out of a rotten feeling into a more “appreciative” state.
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