100 Things To Be Grateful For
Feeling thankful for what we already have in our lives is a simple way to instantly lift our mood. Numerous studies indicate that practicing gratitude daily can have plenty of benefits like improved relationships, better physical and mental health, reduced stress, improved productivity etc. Living in the social media age where everyone else seems to be having the time of their lives, it can be easy to lose perspective of how fortunate we are and take what we already have for granted. Now I won’t lie, being grateful won’t always be easy, especially when life feels hard. Being thankful may seem like the last thing you want to do when you are going through a hard time. But that doesn’t change the fact that there is always plenty to be grateful for. Here is a list of 100 things in our lives that’s deserving of our gratitude. (All of these may not apply to you, but I am sure most will) Some of these things may seem basic, but it helps to keep in mind there are millions of people on the planet who don’t have these things. The gift of good health People who inspire you Having food and clean water Your parents Laughter Your siblings Being alive Gifts you have received over the years Fond memories Pleasant weather Having good friends The dreams you’ve already fulfilled Video calling (being able to see people half way across the world) A teacher / Teachers who have made an impact on your life The joy of playing sports YouTube Stimulating conversations Free time Your material possessions The farmers who grow the food we eat Acts of kindness by strangers Losing yourself in a good book Having money Doctors and healthcare workers People who encourage and support you A blanket and a bed to sleep on Wi-Fi and Internet Your maid/househelp Mother Earth for sustaining life Hugs The convenience of home delivery Your pets/ animals Morning tea/coffee Libraries Music and the emotional impact it can have on you Cool breeze Old photos A balcony or a terrace with a nice view Running water Electricity Trees Having a long hot/cold shower Online shopping Your senses (smell, touch, taste, sight and hearing) The feeling of connecting with people deeply The inventors and visionaries throughout history who have made the world a better place Having a car/vehicle Your mind and body for working tirelessly 24/7 Your phone The joy of travelling and exploring new places Your children/nieces/nephews Holidays and vacations Your home Dining outside Grandparents Time alone A good night’s sleep Hills/Mountains Chocolates Good movies/ Tv shows / documentaries/podcasts Synchronicities Google Maps Your unique skills and talents Gardens/ Parks Air travel Good listeners Being able to experience feelings like love and joy Creativity – The ability to bring forth something that didn’t exist before Instant messaging Your achievements Having a nice roommate Google search Starry skies Being literate Your clothes Taking a walk outside Sunday mornings Justin Sandercoe for free and amazing guitar lessons PDF Drive (for millions of free E-books) Your imagination Washing machine Your laptop/computer Fresh air Beautiful art Your footwear Living in a free country (Here’s an idea of what it’s like to not live in one) Pleasant surprises Lessons you’ve learned from your past Knowing like-minded people TED Talks Beaches Silence Sunsets Compliments from people Air-conditioning Uber Sunshine Useful apps and websites Your memory Having something to look forward to If you find some value in my content, kindly consider supporting my work with a small tip. I'd really appreciate it, and it will help me to continue creating more useful content. The Soul Jam Podcast is now available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Amazon Music. Episodes are brief, to-the-point, thought provoking and packed with practical tips to help you live better and be happier. Check it out here. Don't Miss The Invisible Force That's Stopping You From Living Your Best Life 2 Lessons I’ve Learned about Happiness From Keeping a Journal 10 Practical Tips To Live In The Present Moment Check out the Best Articles from the site here.