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One-a-Day Plus Gratitude


Today I am writing an extra post to share with you a new adventure I will be embarking upon soon! On August 17th I will begin participating in an exciting new project at work we’re calling The Gratitude Challenge.

For 21 days I will be following a calendar of daily to-do’s that will help me look at the brighter side of life. As you already know, I am inclined to celebrate each and every day, so I am thrilled to accept the challenge to dig a little deeper next month. While scholar and author Joseph Wood Krutch wrote that “Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude”, I am eager to surpass just trying to be happy and start making a thoughtful attempt to be grateful to those around me for the meaning and happiness they bring to my life. My new inspiration will be the words of John F. Kennedy:

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

Take note, give thanks

Take note, give thanks


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  1. S.
    August 12, 2009 at 11:52 pm

    what a beautiful quote you chose! can’t wait to read more from you!!! 🙂

    • CelebrateHoliday
      August 13, 2009 at 12:01 am

      Thanks! I can’t wait to check out Double Yammy, too! Such an awesome name.

  2. L.
    August 13, 2009 at 3:39 am

    im excited to see where this gratitude challenge takes you! love the quote!

  3. August 14, 2009 at 7:44 pm

    There is a related online way to practice gratitude: the Online Gratitude Stream. Basically, it’s a public online gratitude journal where people from around the world can express their thanks, or simply just enjoy seeing the expressions of others.
    Check it out on the web or w/your iPhone at http://www.signalpatterns.com/gratitude.

    There’s also a happiness-boosting app at http://www.LiveHappyApp.com

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