Can gratitude and a bad attitude occupy the same space?
Maybe, maybe not. Depends on how you look at it. It depends if you are an all or nothing kind of person. I fall more in the latter category on this topic m, or at least today I do. If I posed this question yesterday I may have answered it differently.
Today I have settled on the notion that a bad attitude and gratitude can in fact occupy the same space. One just overshadows the other from time to time. This may not be true for everyone but it is true for me.
Sometimes I’m grateful for everything and sometimes I’m annoyed by everything. Some days it’s a mix of the two. It sounds extreme in writing and I bet it feels extreme to the people in my inner circle but I hope it’s not as bad as it sounds for fear of sounding like I have a personality disorder. The reality of it is being human comes with a mixed bag of emotions and imperfections. I do have a bad attitude from time to time. I confess it today. May the expressions of my gratitude outweigh the expressions of my bad attitude.
I want to be remembered as thankful and grateful, not hateful.