The Cure for Complaining

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The Cure for Complaining by Mind Map: The Cure for Complaining

1. Series

1.1. Enough of the Bad News

1.2. The Cure for Complaining

1.3. Three Truths to Build Your Confidence

1.4. 100 Reasons to be Encouraged

1.5. Get Your Passion Back

1.6. Ending the Scarcity Cycle

2. “Safer at home orders” Got a new kid named Nobody

2.1. People complain all the time. My Gen Z kids call them “Karens”

2.1.1. Starbucks

2.1.2. Complain about everything

2.1.3. ..weather/too many, too little precautions, hate being at home, don’t like being at work,house too big/small,Single/married, Phon

3. We need to bend the curve on the pandemic of complainin

3.1. There is acure and the cure is gratitude!

3.2. Proverbs 15:13 (NLT): 13 A glad heart makes a happy face; a broken heart crushes the spirit.

3.2.1. You wanna makeover just smile!!

4. Do you need some gratitude?

4.1. Too critical, too short, anxiety, depressed, frustrated, not appreciative

4.1.1. We need to flatten the curve.

4.2. Gratitude is the gateway to peace!

4.3. Philippians 4:6 (NLT) 6 Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.

4.3.1. We are responsible for needs, but we think about it with a confident faith.

4.3.2. You can worry or have faith. You can't have both.

4.3.3. Time with God combats worry.

4.3.3.1. This includes praying about everything. No request is too small, difficult, or inconsequential to God.

4.3.3.2. Paul’s advice is to turn our worries into prayers. Do you want to worry less? Then pray more! Whenever you start to worry, stop and pray.

4.4. Philippians 4:7 (NLT) 7 Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

4.4.1. This peace is different from what the world gives.

4.4.1.1. Philippians 4:7 (NLT) 7 Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

4.4.1.2. True peace is not found in positive thinking. It is found in trusting God.

4.4.1.2.1. True peace says, "I don't understand, but, I trust you Lord."

4.5. Philippians 4:8 (NLT) 8 And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.

4.5.1. What's true

4.5.1.1. It is real. not lies, rumors or embellishments

4.5.1.2. It is Sincere with no selfish motives.

4.5.1.3. It is loyal, faithful, proper, reliable and genuine.

4.5.1.4. It is a foundations attribute of God.

4.5.1.4.1. Romans 3:4 (NLT) 4 Of course not! Even if everyone else is a liar, God is true. ...

4.5.2. What's Noble

4.5.2.1. It is worthy of respect, dignified

4.5.3. What's right

4.5.3.1. Meets God's standards

4.5.4. What's pure

4.5.4.1. free from contamination or blemish. Thoughts, feelings as well as actions.

4.5.5. Garbage IN Garbage OUT

5. QR

6. Gratitude from the Latin word "gratia", which means grace.

6.1. Article from positivepsychology.com tells of the benefits of gratitude

6.1.1. Gratitude releases toxic emotions

6.1.2. Gratitude reduces pain

6.1.3. Gratitude improves sleep quality

6.1.4. Gratitude aids in stress regulation

6.1.5. Gratitude reduces anxiety and depression

6.2. Harvard Medical School

6.2.1. Dr. Robert A. Emmons & Dr. Michael E. McCullough

6.2.1.1. One group wrote about things they were grateful for that had occurred during the week

6.2.1.2. A second group wrote about daily irritations or things that had displeased them

6.2.1.3. third wrote about events that had affected them (with no emphasis on them being positive or negative).

6.2.1.4. After 10 weeks, those who wrote about gratitude

6.2.1.4.1. Were more optimistic and felt better about their lives

6.2.1.4.2. Had fewer Dr. visits.

6.2.2. According to Harvard, there are measurable ways to cultivate gratitude.

6.2.2.1. Write a thank you note

6.2.2.2. Thank someone mentally

6.2.2.3. Keep a gratitude journal

6.2.2.4. Count your blessings

6.2.2.5. Pray