Being grateful is an attitude that can change your life. It can improve your health, relationships, finances, career, and even your outlook on life.
I am thankful for so many things in my life. I am thankful for my family, friends, health, home, job, and much more.
If you want to start being more grateful, keep a gratitude journal Write down what you’re glad for in a journal to establish a habit of gratitude in your life. Here are 50 things to be thankful for today to help you to create your own gratitude list and add them to your gratitude journey.
– 50 Things to Be Thankful For Today:
1. The ability to think critically about the world around us
We have a choice of what we focus our attention on. If we choose to spend time focusing on negative thoughts or feelings, then it will affect how we feel about ourselves and others. However, if we choose to focus on positive thoughts and emotions, then this will help us become happier people.
2. My parents who raised me with love and respect
They taught me right from wrong by showing me good examples of both behaviors. This helped shape my character as well as my values system. they had always been there for me. They taught me how to love unconditionally.
3. Good Friends
They may not always say nice things about you but they’re there when you need them.
4. A Safe Home
You can sleep at night knowing that your home is safe from intruders or natural disasters.
5. Food On The Table
No one wants to go hungry so being able to eat whenever you want should be something to celebrate.
6. Warm Clothes
Warm clothes make winter bearable while cool ones keep summer enjoyable.
7. Clean Air To Breathe
Air pollution has gotten worse over the years which makes breathing difficult. Being able to breathe clean air is important.
8. Water To Drink
Water keeps us alive and hydrated. Without water, we would die within days.
9. Shelter From The Elements
Shelter protects us from extreme weather conditions like heat waves, cold snaps, hurricanes, tornadoes, etc.
10. Electricity And Other Modern Technologies
Electricity allows us to do all kinds of fun stuff such as watch TV, play video games, use computers, cook food, warm up during cold nights, light up homes, charge cell phones, etc.
11. Transportation Options
Transportation options allow us to get where we need to without having to walk long distances.
12. Communication Technology
Communication technology helps us stay connected with other people through social media platforms, text messaging, phone calls, emailing, instant messages, Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, etc.
Entertainment gives us joy and entertainment throughout the year. Whether it’s watching movies, listening to music, playing sports, reading books, going out to dinner, shopping, traveling, etc.
14. Health Care
Health care provides medical services to those who cannot afford these services otherwise.
15. Safety in numbers
Safety in numbers means less chance of getting robbed, assaulted, raped, murdered, mugged, kidnapped, etc. because there are fewer targets available.
16. Peace Of Mind
Peace of mind comes from feeling secure and protected. When we know someone else cares for us, we tend to relax and enjoy life more.
17. Love & Affection
Love and affection are two very powerful forces that motivate us to act positively towards each other. It also motivates us to work hard and achieve success.
Family members provide support and encouragement. They teach us valuable lessons and give us guidance.
Friendships bring happiness into our lives. Having friends encourages us to live healthy lifestyles and pursue goals.
Pets add unconditional love and companionship to our lives.
Animals help protect wildlife habitats and ecosystems. We have a responsibility to take care of animals since they don’t ask anything back.
Nature teaches us many things including patience, humility, gratitude, compassion, empathy, self-reliance, perseverance, determination, courage, faithfulness, honesty, integrity, loyalty, kindness, generosity, forgiveness, tolerance, wisdom, and much more.
Books inspire us to think critically and creatively. Reading improves memory retention and increases brainpower.
Music inspires us to dance, sing, move, feel emotions, express ourselves, create art, write poetry, be creative, etc.
25. Artistic Expression
Artistic expression lets us share what we see, hear or experience with others. This can include writing poems, painting pictures, sculpting, drawing, making crafts, dancing, singing, acting, composing songs, creating videos, photography, filmmaking, etc.
26. Freedom of Religion
You can practice any religion or no religion at all – which is something else to be grateful for!
27. Having a Partner
It can make or break relationships.
28. A Place to Live
You may live with roommates, but having an apartment/house/home of one’s own is a privilege even those who earn more money than others might never afford.
29. The Internet
If you didn’t know this already… thank your lucky stars!
30. Being Able to Work from Home
Many jobs allow remote work these days which gives everyone the ability to become their own boss.
31. Learning from Mistakes
Mistakes aren’t always bad; sometimes, they make us who we are today.
32. Opportunity to Get an Education
Education gives everyone opportunities to better themselves.
33. An Ability to Read
Many people cannot read at all while others may only be able to read well enough to get by. Reading gives access to knowledge and education.
34. A Sense of Humor
A sense of humor helps make even the worst situations more bearable.
35. A Bed to Sleep
Many people around the globe would give anything for a bed to sleep in at night.
36. Safety and Security
Many people around the globe aren’t as lucky as others when it comes to safety and security.
Sunlight gives us Vitamin D which helps regulate moods and keeps bones strong.
We often complain about being busy, but there’s nothing like doing nothing at times.
Love has no boundaries.
40. Your morning cup of coffee
Coffee makes everything taste so good.
41. Having a cell phone
Cell phones let us stay connected anywhere anytime.
42. Living good moments in the lif
Beauty surrounds us every day if we just open our eyes and look.
Pain reminds us why we need to appreciate every moment.
Any reason to celebrate is something we should be thankful for.
Sometimes when there are no words to say, tears express how we feel for ourselves.
46. Wisdom that Comes with Age
Thankfully, we grow smarter over time.
47. Moon and Stars
The moon and stars encourage us to dream.
48. Ability to Learn
The ability to learn new things means we have endless potential.
Watching children laugh, grow, and a dream can keep things in perspective.
50. Waking up Today
Wake up each day knowing that you’re alive and healthy.