Some people make New Years resolutions. I make Thanksgiving resolutions. Every year, I resolve to resume my practice of keeping a gratitude journal.
And every year, about three weeks later, I lose the journal. Not that this stops me. I just write my entries in some other journal, or a notebook. You may consider this weird, but for me, the act of writing things down seems to be the important part. Its almost as if the writing action alone does something to the synapses in my brain that helps me process and store the information.
Like everybody else, though, I get those warm fuzzies more at the end of November than at any other time of the year. As it turns out, Im hardly alone with my seasonal preoccupation with gratitude.
At Thanksgiving, people all over the country sit around tables filled with turkey, brussels sprouts, candied yams with marshmallow topping, cranberries, and pumpkin pie, and take turns sharing with their loved ones the things they feel grateful for. A wonderful tradition indeed but what about the rest of the year?
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