Day 221 – Butterflies in Your Stomach

Butterflies in the stomach is a phenomenon characterized by the physical sensation of a “fluttery” feeling in the stomach. This sensation can be a physical sensation related to the body’s fight or flight response or it can be an ineffable experience related to the psychology of love or nervousness and excitement.

Lets get back to the nervousness. It is nothing unusual isn’t it? There will always be butterflies fluttering around in your stomach. And if you search on the Internet, you will find more than 101 ways to exterminate your butterflies. Yet, how many of us are really successful in getting rid of these butterflies?

No matter how we prepare for certain situations in life, we always find ourselves becoming anxious and stressed out. These situations could be anything from going to the doctor’s office, having a meeting with your boss at work, or giving a speech at graduation. When you’re anxious or fearful, your blood pressure can rise and you’re stressed out.

Do you want to know the truth about public speakers?

The secret to their success is that they didn’t try to become public speakers! They didn’t try to be like somebody else. They just gave themselves permission to be themselves in front of other people. And much to their surprise, they discovered how much fun they could have doing something most other people dread.

Here’s another secret to get you more relaxed and at ease:


Because when your grateful, you think of all of the people, places, and things in your life and how blessed you are to be a part of it. You realize how great this magnificent universe is and the perfection that is your true self. And you allow more of what you truly want in life to occur. And you know what the good news is: this certain way of thinking can be started right away because you’re in charge of that.

So… the next time you feel butterflies in your stomach, please resist the temptation to exterminate them! Rather, learn how you can make your butterflies fly in formation!!!

About Dave, The Gratitude Guy

Dave Block, aka “Dave, The Gratitude Guy” is an emerging entrepreneur on a mission to spread a powerful message about the importance of having daily gratitude in your life. His cause is to create positive change in the world by educating everyone, through his appearances, blogs, videos, and future projects that the best way for us to value our present day happiness is to be grateful for what we have in our life right now. If more people lived life this way, great changes would occur. Just understand that by being who you really are, you will attract more of what you truly want in your life. And gratitude is the key that opens up the door to happiness. Recently, Dave have branded himself with Thank God I... to create a new interview series called "The Thank God I..." Interview. The interviews are with empowering people from Movies, TV, Music,and Sports who have encountered hardships and had to endure tough times in life only to emerge stronger by their attitude and how they are thankful for it all. For more information, please visit
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