Gratitude For Everything That Happens To You Is A Key To Happiness

Whatever happens to you simply say “Thank you God for everything that happens to me.”

I often have people asking me how they can turn their life around and become happy, joyful, even blissful and I always give one answer:

Whatever happens to you simply say “Thank you God for everything that happens to me.”

Immaterial if we deem it to be so-called “good” or “bad” at that moment, we usually have no idea how it is going to turn out.

Having the faith, belief and resulting behaviour to say “Thank you God for this” and carrying on with your life embraced by that statement will unfold for you the real outcome and you will have the wherewithal to handle whatever comes into your life as your heart is open in gratitude to God.

If your every thought is one of gratitude then you will discover that your thoughts create your reality and you will be grateful for this reality.

Now once you have thanked God, then the next one on your gratitude list is your inner self, your soul.

Your soul responds as love does and you feel that loved based soul feeling within.

Your spouse, partner, child, parent, sibling and others, including those interfering in-laws, also need to be thanked daily for what they do for you and mean to you.

Now extend that to your neighbours and outward into society at large.

In your work environment be grateful for your occupation and the job you do. Thank your partners, bosses, staff, work colleagues, customers, clients, suppliers, bankers, and especially the people who take your refuse away, as life would be unpalatable living with the smell of rotting garbage!

Be thankful for nature for all its bountiful blessings.

Show your appreciation to everyone and everything with a smile of gratitude on your face and by expressing gratitude from your heart.

If you behave accordingly, now can you understand why I tell people to turn their life around and enjoy happiness, joy and bliss, by simply saying “Thank you God for everything that happens to me” and leave any judgements out of the picture.


Neville Berkowitz

Neville Berkowitz is a global businessman with over 45 years experience, a loving father and Spiritual Author of 18 free books found on his two websites, personalempowerment.co and guidespeak.com. Neville is described by world famous author, Dan Millman, as a ‘Renaissance Man’ being able to blend his proven business acumen with a spiritual way of being to benefit many people. Personal Empowerment’s Facebook page ‘Path to Personal Empowerment’ has in excess of 1.2 million Followers after 3 years.

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Yes I am truly thankful for each and every situation in my life,I am thankful for each n every person in my life to teach me what is necessary for me,I am thankful for closed doors too cause i got to know that they are no meant for me to go…I am much more deserving and should not settle less than i truly deserve…I truly deserve abudance,limitless,unlimited prosperty…I am Grateful God n Universe…Thank you n Love you very much…I am blessed,loved and valued so so so much❤❤❤

Vasudevan Bhattathir

I believe that whatever happens in our life is good only . the vision of Almighty is infinite which we mortals cannot even imagine. it is much much much greater than ours. whatever comes in our life is his Gift and offer Him all our deeds ,thoughts and pray for the well be of all

the article is very much thought provoking and can lift us to higher spiritual levels


it’s really hard to understand that I was doing so good with this girl I wanna marry I LOVE her so much and i catch her with so much lies and. turns around and say I’m a narrsasis. She lies about everything and she tells me she loves me and i wanna be happy but I’m goin back to my old ways. Im getting hurt everyday but i read the article and just give it to GOD GATTA PUT MY FAITH TO HIM

Robina fazal

Thanks💐Sir. Neville Berkowitz for Sharing a article..inspiring and encouraging and of wisdom..yeah,When we have love and gratitude for ourselves…we get the positive energy to except gratitude to us what ever happens to us …with happiness…and this beautiful and great quality can be only gained by trust in God Almighty …and by daily practice as much as we practice we can gain more and more positive energies to be loving and productive for ourselves..but we become a Source of love and affection for all💐Amen…


Thank you Neville. I would definitely agree with you that living in gratitude 🙏 always serves my best will e wry moment of every day. Xxx

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I don’t have the key to happiness. I don’t know what happiness is. Happiness means different things to different people. I think I know what would make me happier. I’m certainly not happy now or for a long time. I have brief episodes of it as a result of a few hours with my Granddchildren, then I slump back down. I do count the blessings I have, but even they are diminishing. I know I’m better off than many people, of course. I’m not ungrateful, but it would take an awful lot more to make me feel happy within myself. Sometimes I wonder if it’s a personality trait, rather than a state of mind, or both. If I’ve ever thought I was happy, it’s only when I look back, I probably didn’t realise at the time. You can pretend to be happy for the sake of coming across that way to others. I show Gratitude, but that’s different from being happy. It means I’m grateful for what I have but in my head, there’s more to happiness than meets the eye.

Julia Kinandu

Thanks for this inspiring article. It’s true if you live with a thankful heart in every situation of our lives,we live happier lives.

Teresa Deery
Teresa Deery

Thankyou Neville it’s true what you have said that it is important to thank God for what we have everyday. Sometimes in life we are faced with challenging situations and we don’t see the beauty all around us or we don’t appreciate what we have. It’s when we can take a step back from it all and realise the core that all that matters is our family, God and love and to appreciate the people in our lives and ourselves. I believe this awareness of opening your eyes comes after life challenges. I’m getting there by learning something new about life everyday and slowly learning that all that matters is love and the love in your heart that you want to give to others unconditionally. I’m still learning. Thankyou

Ron Blanchard

Thank you for those wonderfully wise words to ponder and assimilate into my belief system. It seems counterintuitive to thank God for circumstances caused by my faulty thinking and decision making. In retrospect, thanking Him helps me forgive myself and others because then I have an opportunity to grow and flourish.