Take Some Time For You (#281)

A lot of my lists and messages talk about gratitude for others. It’s important but arguably the one thing more important than showing gratitude for others, is demonstrating gratitude for yourself.

Our bodies are in constant motion. We’re always working or moving and we need to take care of ourselves first and foremost. Take a day for you, show yourself some gratitude and take a break.

10.14.18

Today I’m Grateful For…

  1. My Peer Mentor staff
  2. Mornings with my cat
  3. Warm blankets
  4. Irish breakfast tea
  5. Game day snacks
  6. Learning new things
  7. Introvert time
  8. Gratitude
  9. My fraternity brothers
  10. Weekends in Vermont
  11. Monopoly nights
  12. Sitting by the ocean
  13. Mac and cheese
  14. Phone calls with my dad
  15. Taco Tuesdays
  16. Time to journal
  17. Morning stretches
  18. A couple deep breaths
  19. My family
  20. Recliner seats in the movies
  21. A clean apartment
  22. My BSU omelette
  23. A warm towel
  24. Understanding and listening
  25. The here and 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.

Went to the Pats last night with my friend Erika! What a game to be at and we had tons of fun.

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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