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Day 5: Grateful for kindness

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When we think of gratitude, it is usually a feeling we have in response to something. Noticing the people, situations and things you have often creates a thought of: “I am grateful for…”.  Today we’re suggesting adding a new component – generating feelings like compassion and kindness.  These are best practiced by doing something, so […]

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Day 4: Grateful for a touching reminder

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In your busy life do you forget things?  Some things are easy habits to maintain – like brushing our teeth – but while making new habits, we often need reminding of them.  For some people, tactile reminders can really help cement their actions.  Carrying some sort of touch stone or trinket with you that reminds […]

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Day 3: Grateful for letting go

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Before you can go forward, you might have to let go of the stuff that drags you down. Today is all about moving on and letting go.  Everyone has a person or situation that they carry around with them that makes them feel sad, angry or maybe hurt. You may not ever get resolution, so […]

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Day 2: Speaking of gratitude

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Yesterday we asked you to think about gratitude and to go a step further and write it in your notebook. Did that feel good? Or did it feel unusual? Maybe you felt a bit uncomfortable. Or maybe you thought about someone in particular and how grateful you are to have them in your life. The […]

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Day 1: The write way to feel grateful

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Welcome to Grateful in April where you get an opportunity to spend an entire month focusing on creating and enhancing an attitude of gratitude. It’s a tough time for many people and practising gratitude can be a great way to help when times are uncertain. Many people say that what you think about, you bring […]