The electrical impuls generated by the stimulation of a neuron in our brain travels from cell to cell at 431 kmh - or 268 mph for One-a-Week subscribers not familiar with the metric system. The average human typically has more than 6000 thoughts in one single day, as recent research out of Queen's University suggests
With such an extreme flow of thoughts that come and go we can - and actually do - get distracted from what is important and good a lot. Taking a few moments each day to write down things you are grateful for can help channel your thoughts back towards what is truly good and important in your life. Set up such a gratitude journal preferably at the start or end of your day. Put some pen to paper. It all has been shown to improve your optimism and sense of well-being.
“Our life is what our thoughts make it.”