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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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Community Member

Roof over my head

money in my pocket

health is ok too.

Thankful for


wind on a hot day

being able to walk

Community Member

Today I am thankful for

My endocrinologist. I had an appointment with her today & she is so supportive. She will even ask how my mental health stuff is going & asks if I want to talk about it. Heck, my GP rarely asks

Good results for my hard work. I’m on an insulin pump & continuous glucose monitor & my blood test results today were really, really good. Feeling proud of myself

My boyfriend, I am so incredibly lucky to have his support ❤️

Community Member
I'm struggling to find something to be thankful for, or multiple things, right now.

That’s ok mb20lover, some days are much, much harder than others.

Everyone here is at different stages of their journey, you’re just at a different place along the road.

It may take time, but one day you will find yourself in a spot where you have something to be thankful for.

sending you a hug

Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

My 3 things to be grateful for:

1. my darling chicken's long long life with us, she's been wonderful company for many years.

2. my surroundings, lovely nature, beautiful views.

3. my job, feeling really fortunate that I have my work.


Community Member

roast beef slow cooked soft and veg, food glorious food !

DIY termite treatment finished saved a lot of $.

my darling dog who because of the above poison has not been allowed to wander about as usual all week, thanks

Champion Alumni
Champion Alumni

1. Time off from work

2. Catching up with mates

3. Cleaning my room and the mental clarity that comes with it!

Community Member

Gin and tonic at lunch - it's gonna be a hot one

outside cooking facilities - It's gonna be a hot one

A fridge, electricity, an aircon for later cause - it's gonna be a hot one - so take care

Community Member

Going to the pool (so very hot today)

leftovers in the fridge (no need to cook or as many dishes to wash up)

groceries being delivered to my door