Gratitude is an expansive energy, feelings of scarcity and fear of not having in enough, in contrast, are contracting energies. They make your soul small. Gratitude is like an expanding bubble of light energy. The bigger your bubble of light and love becomes, the more you will attract postive people, events and opportunities into your life. That is why so many people in the finance community talk about gratitude all the time. It shifts your energy from fear to love.