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Three things to be thankful for today

Doolhof
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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CMF
Blue Voices Member
Blue Voices Member

We have a few street libraries around my suburb. I saw one set up in a shopping centre recently.  You can take, donate, swap. 

I'm grateful for

Supportive girls at work

Seeing people for who they are

Accepting they are not who I thought & therefore not for me. Ever πŸ˜’

Trans22
Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

I'm grateful for:
Having found my soulmate
Being born, & living, in Australia
Still having a job (>23 weeks of sick leave in past 12 months)

Fiatlux
Community Member

I’m grateful for…

My automatic coffee machine 

Sunday Sleep ins

Sunday Football 

sbella02
Community Champion
Community Champion

Grateful for:

  • People who are honest and upfront with you but still respectful
  • Chai lattes
  • The Australian sun

CMF
Blue Voices Member
Blue Voices Member
  • My daughter's tennis team making the finals
  • Being able to set up my computer better to wfh if needed
  • Making the decision to completely move on from someone 
  • Allowing myself to go thru the roller-coaster of emotions after moving on

sbella02
Community Champion
Community Champion

CMF, moving on from someone is such a good feeling.

 

My list of gratitude:

  • Beautiful friends who give you great live advice
  • Nail files
  • Water bottles

sbella02
Community Champion
Community Champion

*Life advice, not live advice haha. 

 

I also just wanted to add CMF, allowing yourself to go through the emotions that you feel like you need to is such a great way of moving on from somebody. It ensures that you can get to a point where you can feel neutral about them - it doesn't bother you, but it doesn't pull you back towards them either.

CMF
Blue Voices Member
Blue Voices Member

Hi sbella02 - I am struggling with it at the moment but...

I'm grateful for

  • Spending yesterday morning with good people
  • Having supportive people at work who love & appreciate me
  • Having choices in life

 

sbella02
Community Champion
Community Champion

CMF, I'm glad to hear that you've got supportive people around you. That's also very important. We're also here for you on the forums too. 

 

Three things I'm grateful for:

  1. Days off work where I can sleep in
  2. Chocolate muffins
  3. Fresh water

Croix
Community Champion
Community Champion

A friend is coming to live not that far away,

Sumo Cat is curled up and "busy" by my left elbow

I had a backup of my calendar when my computer crashed -whew!