Gratitude journaling together

  • i’m grateful i got to be helpful today.
  • i’m grateful for my flatmate.
  • self-gratitude: i’m grateful i walked partway home by foot today.

I’m grateful for a meaningful conversation with zedmango today.
I’m grateful for the crescent moon against pink clouds at sunrise.
I’m grateful this is a de-load week in my strength training plan.

  1. SGQ: I worked hard and made a side table we needed!
  2. A lovely visit from my parents.
  3. The workbench top I made earlier this week, which made (1) possible.
  1. A light under the house that hasn’t worked for at least 3 decades has been fixed.
  2. The neighbour’s dog that ALWAYS escapes whenever they open their garage chased a scrub turkey but didn’t catch him.
  3. SGQ: I finished a full day of work even though I hadn’t slept well.
  • i’m grateful today was a short work day.
  • i’m grateful i’m not sick anymore.
  • self-gratitude: i’m grateful i’m not completely hiding from myself.
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  1. Very productive convo with my wife sorting out our highest-priority todo items for the next week or so.
  2. SGQ: immediately crushing a handful of those high-priority items!
  3. The new light we put in the kitchen is sooooo nice.
  1. My raiding group all agreed to take a night off yesterday.
  2. Found a planned task more interesting than I’d expected.
  3. Physio is helping with the nagging back pain I had for a couple days.
  • i’m grateful i was kept busy at work.
  • i’m grateful i feel better than yesterday.
  • self-gratitude: i’m grateful i’ll be in bed much earlier tonight than i was yesterday.
  1. A day off work to rest.
  2. We’re at the time of year where washed clothes dry quickly.
  3. I have some dried camomile flowers from years ago and they are still good enough to make a nice infusion.
  1. SGQ: I continue to be crushing the high-priority list mentioned previously.
  2. My new jack plane is a delight to use!
  3. Getting art up in our house finally.
  • i’m grateful i got to eat my favourite meal for dinner tonight.
  • i’m grateful i had a short work day today.
  • self-gratitude: i’m grateful i remembered to do an evening duolingo lesson in time before midnight. yay for that double xp bonus tomorrow morning :)
  1. Able to work at my parents’ today while the internet upgrade is being done.
  2. The heated seats in my parents’ car on a very chilly morning. (Also, my dad for picking me up!)
  3. My dad helping me with a thing for Lisa’s advent calendar. Which I’m doing again, and really need to get my skates on with.
  1. Interesting work today.
  2. Cheese sandwiches for lunch. I’ve been told by my doctor that I need more calcium, so I have a great excuse to eat lots of cheese.
  3. SGQ: I finally set up a bonsai mountain that I’ve been meaning to make for months (a few small rocks in a dish of soil, with a little moss on it that will hopefully grow to cover it all).
  • i’m grateful i’m subscribed to tom rosenthal’s mailing list. he blessed us with another song today, and a new album is upcoming as well! <3
  • self-gratitude: i’m grateful i’m doing well with my beemos today.
  • i’m grateful for a productive therapy session.
  1. SGQ: I’m following some surprise opportunities at work and am cautiously optimistic about how it’ll turn out.
  2. It’s been a long time since my jaw dislocated and stayed that way (he writes after successfully keeping his jaw in place during a big yawn while thinking).
  3. My wife found me an ice bucket at the thrift store and it worked great.
  1. A lamington from the local bakery.
  2. A brisk breeze all day.
  3. This 10-minute video about the Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg movie, Shaun of the Dead. I’ve always loved it but didn’t realise how cleverly-made it was. this is the tightest comedy dialogue ever
  • self-gratitude: i’m grateful that i dealt with most of my language goals and my most dreaded beemo before leaving the house today.
  • i’m grateful for today’s typography lesson.
  • i’m grateful for a fun evening with my flatmate.
  1. SGQ: I’m drinking enough water today after a few days of not doing that and I’m feeling good!
  2. @bee for telling me about the “dot list” approach for task selection (Mark Forster's Final Version), which i’m trying out today and is going well.
  3. The Critical Role podcast.
  1. A nice lunch and long afternoon chat with some people I haven’t seen in a while.
  2. One of them loved my reading glasses (they have sparkly sequins on them).
  3. I found some earrings that I had Put In A Safe Place, and so they’ve been missing for months.
  • i’m grateful for a really fun day at uni.
  • self-gratitude: i’m grateful past-me worked ahead on some beeminder tasks, so i could choose not to do something today, because it’s not a beemergency.
  • self-gratitude: early bed time because tired.