» My New Attitude for Gratitude

As the Thanksgiving holiday grows closer, an infectious attitude of gratitude seems to be rapidly spreading across the various social media sites I utilize on a regular basis- especially post Hurricane Sandy.

I will admit that while I’ve kept journals and notebooks for all different purposes, I’ve never kept a gratitude journal until now. I started it on 11/01 after our power had come back on because I felt the need to count my blessings after the storm. I am using an orange pocket-sized dotWebbie and have decided to use one page per entry. The book will be housed on my desk and I will add to it as often as I remember.

Do you keep a gratitude journal, or have you ever considered starting one?

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Posted on November 12th, 2012 by Stephanie
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I don’t have a gratitude journal per se, but when I write in my daily journal I try to keep things focused on the positive. It makes me feel even better about things when I put them in writing.

Yes, started several times and keep falling into the “later” trap.

Not a specific one, but gratitude comes into my daily writing… Had a friend once challenge me to write a list of 100 things I was grateful for … And then after I was done, challenge me to 100 words about what the list said about me and who I was, priorities, etc. Interesting exercise.


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