Public Gratitude Journal

What are you grateful for?

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Zivio
Thankful and pleased to read so many expressions of gratitude on Thnx4. Many of these I'm able to relate to directly -- I've had similar experiences. Some are foreign to me, but even those are a positive reminder that there are others in this world who are interested in learning how to improve their mental health and are making the effort to do so. We all have struggles -- I've often said "we're all fighting gravity" -- yet it's reassuring to know that we've all made it through each of them!
I wish all of you who may read this an increase in your awareness of the myriad good things, positive feelings and other joys that come into your lives.
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Greatful
As a frontline worker , our unit will receive lunch from a generous donor who appreciates my colleagues and me working at present.
I feel acknowledged that frontline workers are being recognized. I feel the community support and rallying to keep us coming in to work.
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kurelove
My friend who I haven't seen in a while asked to get together to make cheesecake.
As an ex-pat, it's easy to feel isolated, so it was nice to have a friend reach out.
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Vict4ia
My husband and I had a lovely conversation this morning about the fact that, even though we've been home together since the start of the Pandemic, there's still nobody we'd rather be with than each other. Although we've been in fairly close proximity to each other 24x7 for a couple of months, we're still excited about the prospect of a long weekend together.
I'm so fortunate to be cherished and have my very best friend as my life partner.
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PJ
My boyfriend took the dog for a (short) walk before we went to bed because there was a thunderstorm, which the dog is scared of, so we were concerned about him running off and he needed to use the bathroom before bed.
This made me not have to do it and not be concerned about the dog.
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Greatful
I am at work unlike others who have lost theirs due to this Pandemic. I found this great tool at Work today.
This has reduced my stressors and feeling of anxiety. I am calm unlike last week when all things were uncertain.
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ViolinKiseki
I downloaded two other apps for daily positive affirmations
It lets me test out which app suits me more and I get to benefit from this experience at the same time
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ViolinKiseki
I was chosen to join a webinar on improving relationships from a course I completed online
It gives me a chance to better spend my time, learn more and focus my mind on something else
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kurelove
I found a small waterfall in my neighborhood that I didn't know was there!
It was very relaxing to sit by the cool water and take in the sounds and greenery.
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JoAnn
I watched a Ted Talk by Matthew Walker "Sleep Is Your Superpower"
I will no longer think of sleep as disposable. It motivated me to improve my sleep in quantity and duration.
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ViolinKiseki
I joined Shine National Mental Health Day
I get to do meditation, get tips for mental health break and meet a stranger
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Juha Light
I want to thank this platform because I make my mind think of the grateful things in some terrible days.
At least, I feel that in those days, I also find the fun in my life. Life is not hard, it is hard because of my mind. To someone using this platform, I hope that your days will be good.
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abordeaux5307
I helped my brother with his homework.
I thought to myself I still wanted a sister.
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Andrew S
My Line Manager went out of her way to ensure that I am recognised and acknowledged within our organization.
This made me feel valued not just as an employee - but as a person. I feel extremely lucky to be working for this beautiful human being.
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abordeaux5307
I helped my aunt plant a garden.
It reminded me that I need to get out and do something different. I never thought of planting a garden. It kept me off my phone for about two hours.
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ViolinKiseki
My friend acknowledged the effort I've put into sharing all the information and sources with her
She made me realise that I'm not as useless as I think I am, and she made me feel so appreciated, that I still matter.
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PJ
We went for a walk during a break in the rain.
It allowed us to get out of the house and enjoy nature when everything was fresh.
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ViolinKiseki
I joined a free webinar on slides design
He shared practical tips, had a great sense of humour, made me feel included, and I got to cheer up!
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JoAnn
My colleague sent a photo from our time as class sponsors at the high school where we worked. He also wrote a note updating me on his activities since retiring.
The photo was a reminder of my part in helping kids through school. His note was a confirmation of our friendship. These were affirmations for me.
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Vigilance
I finally started my first day of work today. It went as well as it could be given that everyone is working remote.
I much prefer it this way and I hope it continues indefinitely! It was also a nice easy day and so far, I am really liking my team!
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Painted_dog
Today I chose a new place to live. It looks much nicer than the place I currently live in, and it's affordable.
This is a great opportunity for me to move to somewhere better for myself. I can already imagine some fantastic opportunities.
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Juha Light
Today, my parents give me a lot of their thought about my choices. They encourage me and let me know that whatever happens to me, they will stand by me and support me with all of their abilities.
I feel emotional when I hear these things. I think that I chased many frivolous things and did not make a serious plan for my life. However, they still smile and support me to overcome my failure, my wrongs. I am grateful because I have a wonderful family. PS; hope that you all will happy with your family.
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ViolinKiseki
My friend was feeling overwhelmed at work for the past couple of weeks and she seems to be hard on herself
I feel like I finally found a more effective way of helping her because I've been thinking very much about how to empathise much better and connect with those around me
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Juha Light
Today, in the course of philosophy, my lecture taught and explained many aspects of this subject.
I realized that this course is not difficult and tough. It is interesting and useful to make life better
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ViolinKiseki
I participated in a research needing us to do group mindfulness therapy. I'm grateful for the experience. I woke up earlier and set up the place as best as I could to focus on the session.
I'm glad that the information that us participants gave would be helpful for them and I really like being able to help in this aspect as much as possible so that they can graduate with more ease