The Gratitude Challenge: Part One

Your challenge today is to express gratitude.

I don’t think feeling gratitude is something most of us have to practice. Almost every time the topic has come up organically with friends or family everyone says that they’re grateful for all of the good stuff in their lives.

But I do think that we often have a problem expressing it. Why? I have no idea. If you have a theory I’d be interested in hearing it, though!

This is what I’d like us all to try: the next time someone does something you appreciate, thank them. Out loud.

The server at your favourite restaurant. The clerk at the hardware store who knew exactly what you needed. That amazing friend or family member who is always there for you. The dog or cat curled up next to you on the sofa.

Thank them.

There will be a part two to this post in a few weeks. In the meantime, practice this challenge.

You’re going to need it. 😉




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3 Responses to The Gratitude Challenge: Part One

  1. I was nestled between two dogs on the sofa as I read this so I turned to them both and thanked them for being wonderful dogs and keeping me company.  One responded by farting as he left the couch and the other by staring at me like I was insane for a few moments and then proceding to lick her vagina with gusto. 

    Maybe some gratitute is better left unexpressed.  😉

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