Life can be tough, challenging, and very very hard sometimes, and during these times, you will feel bleak and negative. And honestly, that’s okay because you’re human after all. But no matter how bad everything may seem, you will always have some things to be grateful for in your life.
Gratitude has an untapped power that I am not sure we always fully realize or appreciate. I have seen it transform not just my life but the lives of my clients. When you find the things to be grateful for it will reshape your thinking and perception about your life, past, present, and future. I write about gratitude a lot on upsidedownflan.com as I believe it is one of the most important keys to happiness and fulfillment in life.
However, sometimes we struggle to find those things to be grateful for and take so much for granted. This is why I put together this extensive, yet simple list of the things that you can be grateful for today!
101 Things to Be Grateful For in Your Life Today!
1. The sunrise
For mother nature’s morning greeting, try to grab one every so often, take in the colors, a new day brings new possibilities.
2. Your Family
You may not always feel the love, families are complicated, but they are yours and appreciate what they bring to your life and the lessons they have taught you, through the good and not so good parts. There are always lessons to be learned.
They gave you life and connect you to a family legacy.
4. Ice cream
Being grateful for the little things is really where it’s at. Ice cream will turn a bad day into an ok day and an ok day into an amazing day! It just makes everything better!
5. Your fur babies
Members of the family, who offer pure love and devotion.
The trees, flowers, plants, and grass around you, offering color, life, and good smells along the way.
From a stranger on the street, a colleague at work. You get what you put out, smile at someone, and see if they smile back, I bet they will.
8. The Ocean
It’s powerful, mysterious, vast, and tranquil. It is also a system that connects us, this enormous body of water on one side is a different country, place, state, or community, and on the other side is a completely different but connected world.
9. The Stars
Look up and find some, they are millions of miles away! They offer perspective.
We have soooo many conveniences in our daily lives today that we don’t even realize it. We 1000% take it for granted most of the time, things like a refrigerator to keep your food fresh or grabbing coffee at a local coffee shop.
It is transforming our lives practically by the minute, things we do naturally today, was new 10 years ago, think about streaming music or Netflix.
12. Running water/indoor plumbing
A thing to be grateful for in the biggest way, if you have ever been without running water in your home, you will easily connect with this one… it is mindblowing how this basic commodity can create such hardship. Water is so essential, I would personally rather be without electricity. #RPCV
13. The wheel
Be it on your bicycle, your car, your bus, or your train… for it gave you the ease of getting to where you needed to get to, your wheels are your access to the world.
14. Your home
The shelter is protection from the elements, the world, and your oasis from a busy hectic world.
15. Garbage pickup
Freeing your life from clutter and trash.
16. Your sight
Adding richness, color, and makes most of what you do in life much easier.