November 25, 2011

The Living Thanks Movement

Yesterday many of us celebrated Thanksgiving. People gathered with their families and enjoyed a scrumptious feast. Hopefully it was also a time spent reflecting on all the things there are to be thankful for. Of course we're all dealt different cards in life. I wasn't surrounded by a big family yesterday it was just me, my husband and my dog. Even though we missed our loved ones deeply and we didn't have the "traditional" Thanksgiving there is still so much for us to be thankful for. Like peace and quite, low stress, relaxation, eating as many deviled eggs as I want. Sometimes it's hard not to dwell on the things you don't have though like children running around, warm hugs, loud laughter, lots of dessert options....

According to Psychology Today there are health benefits to being grateful; you can read the full article by clicking here.  So if being grateful is so good for us and others shouldn't we strive to be grateful more than just during the Thanksgiving holiday?

Heather over at Pinfluence has come up with a grand idea! She has inspired me to join her in living thanks all year long. One way she suggested we can do that is by creating a Live Thanks board on Pinterest. The goal is to pin at least 365 things that we're thankful for between now and next Thanksgiving. What do you think about that? Are you going to join us? Let's start a LIVING THANKS MOVEMENT and inspire others to be grateful 365 days of the year!

These are the first things I pinned on my Live Thanks board, if you click on the pictures it will take you to my board.

Don't forget to swing by Pinfluence and see what new pins she's blogging about. Let me know if you joined the movement I would love to follow your board, leave me a comment with a link to it.

1 comment:

  1. I'm so glad you are joining me in Living Thanks! Thanks for the shout out! I'm following your board & cannot wait to see how you are Living Thanks! :)


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