What Are You Thankful For?~My Top 111 Things~

by Laura Kronen on November 21, 2011

Thanksgiving is here for us in the United States, and we cannot wait to eat and drink and start the season of being merry.

One of the key components to a life full of happiness and joy is gratitude. At times it can be tough for us to cancel out all of the negatives going on around us, but it is entirely possible. This Thanksgiving, I challenge you to make a list of the Top 100 things you are thankful for.  Here is mine (but I couldn’t stop at 100!):

  1. Life
  2. Unconditional love
  3. Family
  4. Parents who have always believed in me and supported me
  5. My children and their laughter
  6. Friends who I couldn’t live without – and that means YOU
  7. Neighbors that I adore
  8. Health
  9. New Babies
  10. My intuition
  11. New York City
  12. Sunshine and big white fluffy clouds
  13. Snuggling with my boys
  14. Tennis
  15. Open roads and a fast car
  16. People that I can count on
  17. Hot Chocolate with whipped cream
  18. Lychee martinis and Extra dirty Martinis with blue cheese olives
  19. Genuine smiles
  20. Palm trees and hammocks
  21. My photographic memory
  22. Vacations and Room Service
  23. Poker
  24. Creativity
  25. Forgiveness
  26. My job and clients
  27. Sunglasses
  28. Good news
  29. GPS – otherwise I would be permanently lost
  30. People who go the extra mile
  31. Surprises especially those with pretty colored ribbons on them
  32. US Magazine
  33. Fresh from the oven chocolate chip cookies
  34. My iphone (and life line)
  35. Seat warmers
  36. Strength
  37. Crangrape juice – It’s saved my life more times than I can count
  38. Birthday cake
  39. A walk on the beach
  40. Pregnancy
  41. Live music
  42. Confidence
  43. Insulin
  44. Making others happy
  45. Killer boots
  46. Fresh iced tea
  47. Late night bonfires
  48. Chocolate anything
  49. My Betty Crocker baking skills
  50. Volunteering
  51. Doctors
  52. Advice – giving and getting it
  53. Knowing how fortunate I am
  54. Laughing till it hurts
  55. My feet – they are cute, take me where I need to go and take a pounding on the court and the treadmill
  56. Straightening irons
  57. The power of persuasion
  58. Bloody Marys with extra kick
  59. Candles
  60. My competitive nature
  61. The internet
  62. Experience
  63. Tears that release heartache
  64. Stars – I always wish on the first one I see
  65. Glitter and sparkles
  66. Halloween
  67. Fresh cut grass
  68. Compliments
  69. Imagination
  70. Future plans
  71. Kisses
  72. Memories
  73. Coziness
  74. Gratitude
  75. Being healed
  76. Wine with friends
  77. Safety
  78. B12 shots
  79. Sushi (especially dragon rolls)
  80. Photographs
  81. Fleece
  82. Endless energy
  83. Lactose free milk
  84. Rainbows. They always take my breath away
  85. Learning something new
  86. The perfect pair of jeans
  87. Remote controls
  88. Big fluffy hotel robes
  89. Snowflakes
  90. Hugs
  91. Long eyelashes and glossy lips – thanks mascara and lipgloss
  92. Dreaming
  93. Warm socks
  94. Great customer service
  95. Swimming in the ocean when you can see the bottom
  96. Good manners
  97. Pilots
  98. When a smell takes you back instantly to a place in time
  99. Open minded people
  100. Facebook, Twitter and other social media that has made our world so much smaller.
  101. Suitcases that roll in every direction
  102. Elevators
  103. My assertiveness
  104. Online shopping
  105. Reality Television & True Blood
  106. People that like me for who I am
  107. Reading to and tucking in my children every night
  108. Dishwashers
  109. Manicures and dark nails
  110. Being Me
  111. YOU!

I could have kept going.  There are so many things that I am thankful for.  Try it.  It’s completely therapeutic and you will have an extra skip in your step all day!



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