What is Positive Thanks Living?
Facing the world with optimism – strategic optimism! How?
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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 – use them and share them. Here are 100 of my favorite optimistic words – which ones would you add?
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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.
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!
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!
Thankful for a reminder of all those memories with great value – make a list and smile a bit…
Make a list of all the people who have served your needs this week – and really dwell on their value. And how appreciative you are of their work because it means you don’t have to do it all yourself.
All of us have different ways we feel loved. Let’s look at the different ways we have felt loved in the past… and then give thanks.
Qualities, values and virtues are intangibles we see in others, that we want for ourselves. Which ones are important to you?
Words that are inspiration – how do you keep track of what inspires you? Have you ever kept a notebook with all the inspriation?
Are there places in the world you’re thankful when you get there? Maybe it’s a place that holds memories – or maybe its a vacation spot…
Thankful for work – Just like being able to play is important, so is contributing to our own life and others’ lives through our work.
Think about all the games you enjoyed as a child… which ones could you pull out and play today? Thankful to play!
Challenges. We’ve all had them. Life is challenge. They’re either something we use to push ourselves forward or we are determined never to repeat them. Ever! Regardless. How can we be thankful for a challenge? From every challenge we’ve ever experienced, there is...
Quiet, loud and sweet sounds… we all have our favorites. Which ones are you most thankful for?
Your favorite food – do you wait for a special occasion to have it? Why not indulge today! (If you can.) And feel completely thankful. Feeling thankful for the taste!
The value of old – spend some time today considering all the areas in which you value what’s old. Be thankful.
What’s new? — Maybe we need to take on a new perspective. An attitude of graditude!
Water makes the difference but so does a giving heart.
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What you do matters – be thankful for even your smallest accomplishement. Your accomplishments cause ripples.
Give thanks for your safety – just think of all those who are ready to answer your call. Maybe you can be someone who responds when others are feeling unsafe…
A life filled with thankfulness is about little things – like the clothes that make you smile. Which clothes are those? Why not wear ’em?
Devoted to prayer – ongoing dialogue with the One who has the answer to anything and everything. But there’s more – also watch & be thankful!
Is it time for a hobby? Hobbies help manage stress and have many benefits that make finding the time for the hobby important!
Traditions are an anchor of stability in a world of stormy seas. Be thankful for your traditions and continue to celebrate even if you need to revise some of the details..
Consider all the ways and places you’ve been comfortable over the years… and be thankful!
Making life easier with our gadgets – noticing how conveniences in our daily work and play make our life better – and being thankful!
Being thankful is a practice – here are 3 of my favorite “practicing” books. What books are you grateful to read and re-read?
Lori Ferguson is an optimist. She’s married to Robert and they have three adult children and 2 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“. You can also find her writing online at EncourageYourSpouse.com