what is Grateful in April?

 Grateful in April is a global campaign to get people focused on feeling good about what they’ve already got in their lives. It’s amazing what can occur when you find ways to be grateful for what you have. Studies show that practicing gratitude can have many benefits including helping you sleep better, as well as improving your health and relationships.  Take a couple of minutes to see the benefits that having an attitude of gratitude can bring.

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who is grateful?


Melina Schamroth | CEO m.a.d.woman/Founder Grateful in April

Shane Delia | Chef & Restauranteur

Jennifer Wilson | Warrior Woman

Ryan "Fitzy" Fitzgerald | Radio & TV Personality

Meshel Laurie | TV & Radio Personality

Rhys Muldoon | Actor

Don Elgin | Paralympic Medalist and Speaker

Michael "Wippa" Wipfli | Radio Announcer

Merrick Watts | Radio Announcer & Comedian

Collette Mann & Colin Lane | Actor & Comedian

Brett Kirk  | Retired Sydney Swans Football Player

Ken Gormley | Musician – Cruel Sea

Dan Sultan | Musician

Noah Gelb 


Renee Tunney

Peter Olorenshaw | Black Saturday bushfire survivor

Mike Lieberman

AJ Kulatunga | Creator – Dream, Build, Inspire, Lead!

Melissa Williscroft 

Adam Spencer | Media Personality

Jeff & Kane | Global Business Coaches

Jules Schiller | Radio & TV Personality

Kirsten | Musician – 78 Saab

Michael Cini | Musician – Money for Rope

Rebecca Derrington | Founder – SourceBottle

Julia Camm 

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give gratitude

While the Grateful in April campaign is free and always will be, please consider showing your gratitude by helping support others who are facing tough times through our social enterprise, m.a.d.woman (making a difference). m.a.d.woman provides care packs to support people facing disadvantage. You can read more at www.madwoman.com.au. We have helped nearly 400,000 people in need including women and kids fleeing domestic violence, kids in foster care, homeless youth and adults, asylum seekers, disabled and disadvantaged youth, long-term unemployed and people facing illness and more. We would love for you to Pay It Forward - $10 will fund a care pack for someone in need.

recent posts


Day 12: Grateful for sound choices 

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You know how a song comes on the radio and suddenly you feel differently? Music has the power to transport you to a time, a place or a feeling in an instant.  Try developing a playlist of songs that made you feel happy or motivated or peaceful. You can play them whenever you need – at […]


Day 11: Grateful for having a laugh 

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What makes you laugh? Think about how laughing makes you feel. Good right? Well here’s a little reminder that you can never have too much laughter in your life.  Laughing is good for you. It is good for the immune system, it lowers your stress response and can relieve pain. It also impacts on keeping you in […]


Day 10: Grateful for everyone around us 

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We know it’s easy to complain, we could all do it from sun up to sun down but – what if you concentrated on only the good aspects of your interactions today?  Today’s challenge is to thank people you interact with for the job they are doing – while putting aside any negative judgment.  Just […]