Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. Melody Beattie, American author of self-help books on codependent relationships
In her blog, Cup of Jo, Jenny Rosenstrach told the story of how Gina Hamadey, a writer and content strategist, wrote a thank you note everyday for a year. She used a theme for each month like neighbors, friends, food, family, health and sent snail mail notes to people she had reason to thank. She handed out some notes to people like the bookstore clerk or her babysitter and mailed the rest. You can follow Gina’s progress on Instagram at @thankyouyear.
In addition to love, what the world needs now is gratitude. What would it mean to you to receive a note of thanks? What would it mean for your children/grandchildren to see you model appreciation? I’m committing to write a note once a week. What about you?
Affirmation: I’m very grateful.
Coaching questions: To whom would you like to send a handwritten note of thanks? Do it!