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Are you bogged down by the daily grind? When you’re constantly working, it’s hard to see all the good stuff that’s happening around you. Instead, you end up focusing on the bad stuff—empty chairs, overdue payments, late patients, the list goes on.

If you focus on what you DON’T have, you’re going to feel negative all the time.

The solution? Well, I can’t make ALL your problems go away. But practicing gratitude sure is a great place to start!

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, now’s the perfect time to think about what you’re grateful for. Gratitude cuts off airflow to negativity and lets the happiness come flooding in. List as many things as you can think of, both in your practice and personal life.

I’ll start: I’m super grateful for my coaches and the entire ACT team. I’m grateful for my family, my wife, my children and all the dentists in the ACT community. I’m grateful for YOU!

Next time you’re feeling negative, take a moment to pause and count all the things you’re grateful for. Oh, and check out this video my team made just for you. It’ll help brighten your mood!

Happy turkey day!

Kirk Behrendt

Kirk Behrendt is a renowned consultant and speaker in the dental industry, known for his expertise in helping dentists create better practices and better lives. With over 30 years of experience in the field, Kirk has dedicated his professional life to optimizing the best systems and practices in dentistry. Kirk has been a featured speaker at every major dental meeting in the United States. His company, ACT Dental, has consistently been ranked as one of the top dental consultants in Dentistry Today's annual rankings for the past 10 years. In addition, ACT Dental was named one of the fastest-growing companies in the United States by Inc Magazine, appearing on their Inc 5000 list. Kirk's motivational skills are widely recognized in the dental industry. Dr. Peter Dawson of The Dawson Academy has referred to Kirk as "THE best motivator I have ever heard." Kirk has also assembled a trusted team of advisor experts who work with dentists to customize individual solutions that meet their unique needs. When he's not motivating dentists and their teams, Kirk enjoys coaching his children's sports teams and spending time with his amazing wife, Sarah, and their four children, Kinzie, Lily, Zoe, and Bo.