Positive Thanks Living in Action…
Being creative helps us all to be optimistic and thankful. Read more to see if you’re already creative! Download included!
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...
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 – especially when where you’re standing isn’t fun. To help I’ve made you something…
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…
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.
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 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 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 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 learn something new – hand lettering. Things change when you practice!
Today – Remember to think before you speak. Build others up. Encourage. Someone you meet might really need that today!
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?
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...
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 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“.