“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” John F Kennedy

Keeping a gratitude diary is a great way to close the day on a positive note.  You can buy special gratitude diaries with helpful hints and tips and instructions, you can use a conventional diary or just a note book.

There are different ways of using it, but how ever you decide begin with ’Today I am thankful for…’, or ‘Today I am grateful for…..’.

One way to use it is to think back over your day, what good things have happened to you or been around you?  Write them all down then consider them individually, is there one which stands out?  Another way is to use it in the same way as affirmations and bring things you want into the present.

You can write about people, places, material things, feelings, emotions, anything you want, there are no rules on subject, it is your diary and your thoughts.  The only rules are the same as with affirmations, write in the present, use positive words and make it about things you want.

Why not start one tonight?

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2 thoughts on ““As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” John F Kennedy

  1. Do you know ever since I did that crossing the line exercise, I’ve kept a gratitude journal. I got given a really beautiful one for Christmas and it really does make me think positive things and be thankful for everything good in my life.

    Thank you for introducing me to this.

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