Between Thanksgiving gatherings, football parties, and Holiday decorating, we tend to forget to acknowledge what we’re grateful for. This November, I invite you to explore new ways to give thanks. What are you grateful for in your life? How can you express your gratitude more effectively?
Try Keeping a Gratitude Journal
One idea to give thanks this November is to keep a daily gratitude journal. In it, you can write down the things you appreciate about yourself or your life.
Although health is a great area to focus on, your entries don’t have to be restricted to health alone. Eating nutritious foods and getting regular exercise is definitely important.
On the same token, having healthy relationships and thoughts/emotions also carries an equal value of importance. As a matter of fact, health is just one piece of the wellness puzzle. Your health is intimately connected with every area of your life.
What are YOU Thankful For this November?
What other areas of your life deserve recognition? What accomplishments have you made that you’re proud of? What makes you feel good about yourself? What makes you think good thoughts about yourself? Who are the people you care for the most?
These are some the areas of your life that I encourage you to acknowledge and give thanks for, all the time – not just during November and the Holiday Season. Maybe you can express your love and appreciation more often…
Give Thanks Millennial Style!
Another option is to download a gratitude app for your smartphone.
The app works like a daily diary or gratitude journal that allows you to record thoughts and meditations from the previous day.
Each journal entry helps you increase mindfulness, find inspiration, and build self-confidence.
Because you can set reminders and schedule gratitude exercises, a mobile app is the ideal solution for our modern lifestyle.
I recommend Bliss. It’s a frequently downloaded gratitude app that’s available in Apple’s App Store and in Google Play for Android.
Get it here.
I wish you a wonderful November and a Happy Thanksgiving!