November 2019 – Giving Thanks

31 Things To Be Thankful For In Life

Sometimes, it’s easier to focus on what we don’t have, rather than what we do have. It’s important to take time out and remember all of the things to be thankful for that many of us take for granted.

Here you’ll find 31 very solid things to be thankful for in your everyday life. These are great reminders for you to treasure everything you have.

1. Good Health
Even if your health isn’t great, it could be worse and you likely still have some working parts to be thankful for.

2. Money in the Bank
Having just a few coins makes you richer than most people on Earth.

3. Good Friends
Often, it’s the quality of friendships, not the quantity.

4. Freedom of Religion
Being able to worship whomever and however you want is something many people don’t ever experience.

5. Your Parents
Even if they’re dysfunctional, they gave you life.

6. Weekends
There’s something magical about weekends.

7. Having a Partner
Being in a romantic relationship can teach you so much about the world and yourself.

8. Pets
Pets offer one of the best examples of unconditional love.

9. Learning from Mistakes
If we never made mistakes, we wouldn’t learn much so it is one of those things we should be thankful for.

10. Opportunity to Get an Education
The opportunity to attend school is something many people don’t have.

11. Having a Home
Whether you live in an apartment, a mansion, or a tent, having a place to call home is something to be thankful for.

12. An Ability to Read
If you’re reading this right now, you have a lot to be thankful for.

13. Breathing Fresh Air
Being able to step outside to breathe in fresh air is a good reminder how many little things we should be thankful for.

14. A Bed to Sleep
A bed is one of those things that’s easy to take for granted, until you don’t have one.

15. Laughter
Without laughter, the world would be a sad place.

16. Safety and Security
Being able to wake up without immense fear frees us up to really live life.

17. Cars
Without cars, it would take a lot longer to get our activities done.

18. Sunshine
The sun’s warmth can brighten any day.

19. Time
Although we often don’t think there’s enough of it, time is something we shouldn’t take for granted.

20. Clean Water
Many people on earth lack access to clean water.

21. Cell Phones
Cell phones make talking to loved ones easy.

22. Love
The world sure would be a different place if we lacked the ability to love.

23. Books
Books provide an opportunity to enter another world all from the comfort of your own home.

24. Kindness of Strangers
Never take the kindness of a stranger for granted.

25. Campfires
The simplicity of a campfire creates lifelong memories.

26. Pain
Without pain, it would be difficulty to appreciate life’s joys.

27. Art
The world would be less beautiful if art didn’t exist.

28. Holidays
Any reason to celebrate is something we should be thankful for.

29. Freedom of Speech
Being able to express your thoughts and feelings freely should never be taken for granted.

30. Rainbows
The beauty of a rainbow is unmatched.

31. Tears
Sometimes when there are no words to say, tears express how we feel for us.

View the November 2019 Newsletter as a PDF Download Now