101 things to be grateful for today

101 things to be grateful for today

Sometimes it can be difficult to find reasons for gratitude. But even in the most difficult of times, there are countless things to be grateful for. When you retain a grateful (and therefore positive) mindset, the Universe will send even more positive things your way. I decided to put together a list of 101 things to be grateful for today.

Hopefully it will spark some ideas for you!

101 things to be grateful for today

  1. Just simply being alive to experience this day
  2. Our Creator / Source / Spirit / God
  3. The comfortable bed we sleep in
  4. The home in which we live
  5. The inherent kindness and good nature of people
  6. The personal connections we make each day
  7. The clean air we breathe
  8. Our health
  9. The food which nourishes our bodies
  10. The ability to grow on a mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual level
  11. The mentors who guide us
  12. That we live in a time and place when we can live free and without worry of being endangered, incarcerated, or executed for our lifestyle or beliefs
  13. That we have access to nutritious food and healthy choices
  14. Beautiful music for any mood we’re in
  15. The trees that clean our air
  16. Plants and flowers that add beauty to our day
  17. All the creatures that live in nature
  18. Our beloved pets
  19. Our relatives and/or chosen family
  20. The people who helped shape our lives as we were growing
  21. Our teachers and mentors
  22. The lessons the Universe teaches us
  23. Our childhood best friend
  24. Our current best friend
  25. The circle of friends that feel like family to us
  26. Spending time with friends and loved ones
101 things to be grateful for today
  1. The work we do that brings us income
  2. The work we do that brings our soul happiness
  3. Our coworkers and colleagues because they play a part in the collective work we do
  4. The people who support our economy and therefore contribute to financial stability of our country
  5. The people who keep us safe: Military, police, firefighters, EMTs, etc.
  6. Healthcare workers and the people who support them
  7. The people who do important, essential jobs in our community such as refuse collectors, street maintenance, construction workers, truck and delivery drivers, park workers, animal control officers, government workers, and all the others who do similar work
  8. All the people who do the “dirty” jobs in our community
  9. The people who entertain us so that we don’t take ourselves too seriously
  10. The platforms we use to communicate with each other
  11. The tools we use to keep our home and environment clean
  12. The tools we use to keep our home and environment safe
  13. Trains, planes, automobiles, and the other vehicles we use to travel from place to place
  14. The celebrations we have to commemorate causes and events that are important to us
  15. Sunrises which bring hope of a new day
  16. Sunsets which give us closure and rest
  17. Beaches
  18. Forests
  19. Mountains
  20. Deserts
  21. Planet Earth’s amazingly resilient ability to heal itself when given the opportunity
  22. The opportunity to travel to new and exciting places
101 things to be grateful for today
  1. Modern medical advances
  2. Natural medicine
  3. The warm glow of the sun
  4. Cool, refreshing rain
  5. Cleansing thunderstorms
  6. Newly-fallen snow
  7. The moon, especially when it’s full
  8. Any warm beverage of your choice
  9. Any cold beverage of your choice
  10. Decadent desserts
  11. Massages
  12. Hugs
  13. Sweet kisses from a loved one
  14. Puppy kisses
  15. Little kids’ laughter
  16. Large group meals
  17. Holiday traditions
  18. Giving a gift to someone
  19. Receiving a gift from someone
  20. Getting a thank-you card
  21. The feeling of warm sheets fresh from the dryer
  22. Happy childhood memories
  23. Entertaining novels which we can lose ourselves in
  24. Sweet and sappy holiday movies
  25. Kids’ artwork
  26. Clever memes
101 things to be grateful for today
  1. The things we all have in common
  2. The things that make us unique
  3. All the colors of the rainbow
  4. The stark beauty of a pure black and white image
  5. Our ancestors
  6. Our physical bodies which house our sacred souls
  7. The natural ability of our bodies to heal themselves
  8. Holidays
  9. Family gatherings
  10. The smell of a wood-burning fire
  11. The fresh scent of plants and flowers in the Spring, bringing promises of new life
  12. The refreshing feeling of a cool breeze on a summer day
  13. The feel of crisp, cool air on an autumn day
  14. The stillness of a chilly winter night
  15. The leaders who make important decisions for us each day
  16. Indoor plumbing and electrical systems
  17. Thought leaders who help us to grow intellectually and spiritually
  18. Having money in the bank and in our wallets
  19. Weekends, when we can rest or enjoy our favorite pastimes
  20. Mondays, because they bring us a new week of possibilities
  21. Fridays, when we can look back at a week of work that was well-done
  22. Artists of all kinds and their creations
  23. Opportunities to learn
  24. The goals and dreams that keep us going
  25. Our five physical senses: Sight, hearing, smell, taste, feeling
  26. Our sixth sense and intuition which keeps us connected
  27. Connecting with others of like mind
101 things to be grateful for today

Related: How to Start a Gratitude Practice

101 things to be grateful for today

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