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Three things to be thankful for today

Champion Alumni
Champion Alumni

Some days it is really hard to find anything to be thankful for when we feel overcome by the darkness and fog of depression. If I look hard enough, I can find something to be thankful for.

I would like to encourage others to write down three things they are thankful for, and to realise there is a sense of hope available to us all. Sometimes it is just a little hard to find!

So my three things for today are:

1: The lovely singing of birds in the morning as they welcome in the new day

2: The ability to read and write

3: A lovely hot shower.

Wishing all the "family" in BB Land a day full of noticing the nice things in life. Kind regards to you all, from Dools.

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1. I'm alive.

2. I'm a survivor.

3. I will always find a way to keep going.

my partner we really are to peas in a pod

GRINNERS I really enjoy people who's mouths curl on the edges

courtesy- as a country person today I found the city people be lovely

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The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain, the paddocks are wet

having a roof over my head, and making a donation to the fire appeal

my pocket pet and the simple happiness this animal finds regardless of what's going on

I hear you on the rain, clown of mine. Ours is coming tomorrow!

1. My porridge this morning, with blueberries.

2. Did my back exercises today.

3. A quiet, productive morning... was able to get on top of things.

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Having one of my favourite meals, comfort food I guess.

Skincare, body care, bath bombs, etc. for some pampering.

Nature, animals, music, as always.

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Community Champion

coffee (fresh in the morning)

conversation (with mum in the evening)

compliment (from coworker)

I loved the smell of coffee today as I passed the cafe

I like the way everyone seems happy after summer rain

my dog again, my four legged furry heart, nothing stops the mad minute puppy dance

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1. My hairdresser: the loveliest guy, always warm and positive.

2. Being able to pay my bills today.

3. My senior cat hassling me for snacks even after she was sick in the night. She's unstoppable 🙂

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Today, I am thankful for -

- Lockdown ending tonight! (hopefully no new cases)

- went for a quick walk to get coffee and snacks. good to see people following the rules and wearing masks. It gives off a 'were in this together, lets smash this virus' vibe

- our pet budgie pippin

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Thank you Doolhof for this post, some of my girlfriends and I have done gratitudes in the past and I also do a gratitude list every night as part of my 12 step recovery program so I am very familiar with this. Thanks for passing the gratitude around!

1. Being well enough to tidy my house today (I put my clothes away, cleaned the kitchen, tidied the living room, made beds and put the laundry on to wash - all in one morning. so proud.)

2. The loving text message I got from my husband and coming to an agreement that we would spend time together and play a board game together when he gets home from work.

3. Receiving a text message from someone in my 12 step fellowship, linking me up to a meeting that is more likely going to be helpful.