Appreciation allows the intention of the heart to be aligned with the truth of the moment.
The act of appreciation creates a change; when you can find something to appreciate in your experiences, it changes what you think and feel and therefore, changes a part of you.
You are an accumulation of all that you have experienced, along with what you believe about those experiences, and who you became from them. That is an important distinction … you are not simply a product of your environment, but rather a product of who you chose to become as a result them. When you can look at the challenges of your life and allow them to reveal a message or provide guidance, then you turn that challenge into an opportunity to learn, change and grow.