A Day Well Spent (#150)

After more than 25,000 steps with my friend Stenie we navigated our way from Brixton to London and had ourselves a fantastic day. We caught up, laughed, enjoyed the sun and did the most American thing ever by getting fish and chips by the London eye. It was marvelous.

I’ve been doing more research on gratitude and found some really interesting stuff. The science behind “positive psychology” is still evolving but something I’m hoping to incorporate more into the blog going forward. There are leading researchers and experts on gratitude I would love to interview and exchange thoughts with that I’ll post here as well! I would love to make this more interactive because I know for me, Gratitude isn’t just about the individual, it’s about the culmination of feeling.

With 150 lists now under my belt, I’m feeling motivated with June right around the corner.

05.22.18

Today I’m Grateful For…

  1. Stenie Simon, one of my best friends
  2. The London bustle and hustle
  3. The sunshine
  4. Getting my steps in
  5. Catching up
  6. Delicious street food
  7. Help from home, using my phone and the Internet has been a struggle here
  8. Learning about different languages
  9. Comfy pillows
  10. Shea 2 friends from my first year at BSU
  11. Clean water
  12. Fresh fruit and vegetable markets
  13. Videos and pictures of my cat
  14. A little direction
  15. The feeling of clean teeth
  16. Just being here in England
  17. My family
  18. Opportunities of all kinds
  19. Going with the flow
  20. Vibrant sunrises and sunsets
  21. Getting involved at BSU
  22. A reminder to be patient
  23. My time in Cambodia
  24. People who volunteer their time
  25. Right here, right now

As always, check out my first blog, 25 Things I’m Grateful For (#1) to know why I’m writing this list and why I want you to start yours.

Featured image of a faraway shot of Big Ben overlooking the Thames (I believe lol).

Author: Jake Ames

Grad student, feline father, twin brother, buffalo chicken enthusiast, and gratitude writer. Using this blog to hopefully inspire others on their journey. Love your process, whatever that looks like.

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