Positive Thanks Living in Action…
Chat about happy things.
How to lead or redirect conversation toward happy things – with tea or not!
Stay focused, be positive, do the work.
This is motivation to move past procrastination – stay focused, be positive, do the work – and get going! (It began as a form of procrastination for me – and then I give you the finished project!
Wait for answers to hard questions.
Not every question can be answered right away – at least not the hard questions. Sometimes we need to grow ready first before we arrive at the answer.
Our commitments shape our life.
If our commitments shape our life, then we need to choose wisely.
How are we doing on that…?
Reading adds value to your life.
Reading CAN add value to your life – it depends what you’re reading!
How to use one moment?
Happy Thanksgiving from our home to yours – and here’s a suggestion on how to use one moment well, especially in all the festivities.
Stop responding with thankfulness.
Can you feel gratitude if this is not a good time? Maybe it’s not about responding with thankfulness but instead making it a Discipline… here are 3 ways!
To Be More Kind Every Day
Is kindness a part of what peole expect from you? What’s your reputation? What would it take to be more kind every day?
What grows from being consistently thankful?
Being thankful may grow more than you’d expect – what happens when you’re consistently thankful?
Change your mind?
Experiences change your mind – your perspective. We often change our minds about favorite colors etc, and that’s OK too. What’s the upside?
Is your routine serving you well?
here’s one way to remind yourself that your routines may be useful long-term – what needs to change?
We all can shine.
We all can shine – every one of us! Look at what you admire, what you’re thankful for, and the good stuff! How? Here are some reminders…
Being creative helps Positive Thanks Living!
Being creative helps us all to be optimistic and thankful. Read more to see if you’re already creative! Download included!
What is the greatest gift?
The greatest gift is a portion of yourself... Giving gifts of time, of thoughtful words, of tangible help and handmade or bought items - they're all parts of who you are - a portion of yourself in some small way when given with intention... Is there a part of yourself...
Thankful all the time – regardless.
It is possible to be thankful all the time. How? Begin by noticing the positive character qualities of those around you and then…
Life is Better with an Optimistic View
Life is better with an optimistic view – especially when where you’re standing isn’t fun. To help I’ve made you something…
How to find peace of heart?
How do you develop peace of heart? Is it easy for you? If you struggle to keep peace in your heart, try doing more of this…
Somebody Really Special
YOU are somebody really special. How do I know? (Especially if we’ve never met?) Two questions to prove it to you… And a challenge.
Do small things in a great way.
No need to be great today, just do small things in a great way! Here are a few ideas. Imagine how it would be if we all tried in our own way.
Learning is a treasure – it follows you everywhere.
Learning is innate – be sure what you’re learning is a treasure because it follows you everywhere. Is what you’re learning something value?
Notice the sweetness.
Notice the sweetness in life – try not to focus on all the mistakes – Just like a watermelon – if you only focus on the seeds, you miss the sweetness of the meat.
Abide by beautiful truths.
Abide by beautiful truths and see your life transform. An interesting point about this statement... promise... concept... ... is that each of us needs to decide what is truth - and what is a beautiful truth, and then have a strategy to abide (act in accordance with)...
Practicing to see a change.
Practicing to learn something new – hand lettering. Things change when you practice!
Remember to think before you speak.
Today – Remember to think before you speak. Build others up. Encourage. Someone you meet might really need that today!
Plan to learn and grow.
We all need a plan to learn and grow- it doesn’t need to be a big plan… it can be as simple as one word. Here are a few resources I’m using!
Positive Words – Share them!
Positive words – use them and share them. Here are 100 of my favorite optimistic words – which ones would you add?
30 Days of Thankfulness – Winner!
Have you downloaded the 30 Days of Thankfulness PDF with all the prompts? It's available HERE! And now for the Giveaway winner for the 30 Days of Thankfulness! I had created this pocket with tags and journaling cards and wanted to give it to someone who commented on...
Thankful for NOW – You Can.
Is being thankful for “now” difficult sometimes? It can still be joyful even now – let’s look for the joy in the story we’re living.
Thankful for the future.
What, in your future, are you thankful to be able to anticipate? Make a list of all the small things you’re anticipating for your future. And if it’s a huge anticipation, then make sure you note every small part of it!
Thankful for your body.
Be thankful for your body – from head to toes – what can be seen and what can’t. Our bodies do a lot of work for us, let’s give thanks for what does work!
What is Positive Thanks Living?
Facing the world with optimism – strategic optimism! How?
Lori Ferguson is an optimist. She’s married to Robert and they have adult children and 3 grands. They’ve been crossing off their bucket-list items, including a few years living and traveling in an RV. Lori’s the author of “Moving Past Procrastination to a Great Marriage“.
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