Well, lots random unknown people liked my first gratitude journal. That made me very happy and certainly affirmed that I must be on the right track. So thank you to all those who read it, and liked it.
It has certainly contributed to this week feeling a happy one, but also I have been enjoying the half term holiday, not just with my girls but for once with my fabulous husband (although he was supposed to be home all week but ended up having to go to work for 2 days!).
I love spending time with them all, not feeling like we are constantly rushing from one thing to another, as per normal life. It’s been a happy combination of days out and pottering around at home, plus a smattering of time for me to get on top of things such as my blog, general paperwork and other stuff, including a shopping trip. Win-win really.
Last week I wrote quite a bit about gratitude and why I was doing this but mostly these journals will be quite short and sweet just to reflect on my week of gratefulness. What I have enjoyed exploring so far is that I can be grateful for a whole variety of things from relationships, activities, experiences, natural beauty, concepts as well as objects in my life.
It hasn’t been hard to identify things to be grateful for, although I was afraid it would be. What has been incredibly difficult, as I said in my first journal, is to identify which is my favourite. This week I have a favourite photo and a favourite gratitude (although it was an incredibly close call!), so here they are…