Working Towards My Goals, One Day At A Time (#90)

03.23.18

Today I’m grateful for…

  1. My fellow LCGs
  2. Exploration and Discovery
  3. Clean Water
  4. My family
  5. An Empty Gym
  6. Time to breath
  7. A little luck
  8. Playing in the backyard with my brother
  9. Warm laundry
  10. My friend Mel for always checking in
  11. Team Kennedy
  12. Liverpool FC and growing up with Soccer
  13. People who hold the door open
  14. Second chances
  15. Time for Self Care
  16. Learning new things
  17. Friends from Cambodia
  18. Kind people
  19. Building trust
  20. The smell of fresh cut grass
  21. Understanding
  22. Good advice
  23. A clean apartment
  24. Communicators and leaders
  25. This very moment

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 the sun and clouds walking back from the gym today in Amherst. Grateful to be here.

We’re Exactly Where We’re Supposed To Be (#89)

03.22.18

Today I’m grateful for…

  1. Julie Van
  2. Safe Drives Home
  3. Honesty
  4. Supportive friends
  5. Family board game night
  6. Popcorn and movies
  7. Learning New Things
  8. The promise of a new day
  9. Clearing my head
  10. Meditation music
  11. Morning stretches
  12. Supportive friends
  13. Trying new foods
  14. Tuesday night Soccer
  15. A good show to binge on Netflix
  16. Free samples
  17. The sunshine and start of Spring
  18. Change
  19. My cat, Ned and the happiness he brings me
  20. Movie and popcorn nights
  21. Acoustic music before bed
  22. New Music from Old Artists
  23. My Peer Mentors
  24. Warm hugs
  25. The present

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 my friend Stenie looking out over Cambodia into Vietnam. I like this picture because there’s no promise of what’s out there but the universe has something in store for all of us. More learning, love, and challenge than we can image. We’re ready for it. We’re exactly where we’re supposed to be and that means something.

Life is About Exploration! (#88)

03.21.18

Today I’m grateful for…

  1. Actually having class today
  2. Time for the Gym
  3. My Brother’s Art
  4. Talks about Life
  5. Tattoo Stories
  6. Carpooling with Carley to Class
  7. A Clean Apartment
  8. The Sunshine
  9. Spending time with my Uncle when I needed support
  10. Soccer in the backyard with my brother
  11. Feeding the ducks with my grandma when I was younger
  12. A couple deep breaths
  13. My family
  14. Photography Tips and Tricks
  15. Learning from past mistakes
  16. A rainy day indoors
  17. When my cat greets me at the door
  18. Orange slices at halftime
  19. Cool Ranch (blue bag) Doritos more than Nacho Cheese (red bag) Doritos
  20. Learning how to square dance
  21. When ocean and lake fish leave me alone
  22. When my beard keeps my face warm
  23. My amazing staff
  24. Warm socks
  25. This very moment

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 my Uncle exploring the beach in Malibu. I’m grateful he’s been coming home and taking care of his mom, my grandma. She really appreciates it.

People Who Inspire Me: Bryan (#87)

03.20.18

Today I’m grateful for…

Bryan and I have only known one another for a short amount of time but he’s one of the most supportive people in my life. Building strong connections with people boils down to what you each value. He’s been there for me countless times and is one of the most selfless people I know. Thank you, Bryan!

  1. Crimson Hangouts
  2. Sigma Pi Support
  3. Making Music
  4. Weekend Breakfast Together
  5. Bryan’s Humor and Kindness
  6. Our Chats About Life and The Universe
  7. Meeting at BSU
  8. His Carefree, Positive Attitude
  9. Funny Dancing with Bryan
  10. Souvenirs and Stories from our World Travel
  11. Dream Team Meetings
  12. Resume critiques and professional feedback
  13. Good Discounts
  14. My family
  15. Time to Journal
  16. Pickup Soccer Games
  17. Sunset Stretching
  18. Trust and Support
  19. What Change Brings
  20. 10 Deep Breaths Before Bed
  21. Clean Water
  22. Comfy clothes
  23. Technological and Medicinal Advancements
  24. Feeling Refreshed In The Morning
  25. The Present

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 Bryan and I together after graduation a year ago. He was one of the people I thanked in my Commencement Speech!

It’s All About Perspective (#86)

03.19.18

Today I’m grateful for…

  1. My CORE Class and Students
  2. Awareness and direction
  3. A couple deep breaths
  4. My cat and my best friend are getting along
  5. My fellow LCGs, Erika and Molly
  6. Snacks in class
  7. Fun staff meetings and quick House Council
  8. Having a supportive supervisor and 1:1s with my boss, Adam
  9. Safe travels
  10. Being organized
  11. Growth over time
  12. Life lessons
  13. Track Coaches that kept pushing me
  14. Late Night Nugget Runs
  15. What Patience brings
  16. My first Angels and Airwaves album
  17. More deep breaths
  18. True Collaboration
  19. Leadership Lessons
  20. No traffic
  21. A good view of the sunset
  22. A connection to the universe and others within it
  23. Friendly reminders
  24. Longevity
  25. The present moment

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 New York! Grateful for my sister for letting me stay with her when I had my internship with Swift Kick.

Back In A Groove (#85)

03.18.18

Today I’m grateful for…

  1. Fellow Gratitude Bloggers
  2. Getting help finishing my Spring Break To-Do List
  3. That I Can Support My Friends
  4. Good Communication
  5. Cleansing Rain and Thunder Storms
  6. March Madness
  7. For My Time At Home
  8. But Also Being Back At School
  9. Acoustic Bedtime Music
  10. Love
  11. My Cat, Ned!
  12. Vinyl Music and Great Albums
  13. Family Road Trips
  14. My nightlight when I was little
  15. Peanut Butter Sandwich’s
  16. The Bridgewater State University
  17. Time To Journal
  18. Clean Teeth
  19. Card Games with my Dad
  20. Comfy Blankets
  21. Visiting my Parents at Work
  22. The Resources I Have
  23. Learning Something New
  24. A Good Pen
  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.

Featured image of the side of a mountain in Washington. One of my favorite hikes!

Learning Through Reflection (#84)

03.17.18

Today I’m grateful for…

  1. Trips to the cape
  2. Seeing my friends
  3. Good food
  4. Sharing laughter
  5. Being back at BSU
  6. Spending time with my family
  7. Time to get work done
  8. Reslife Mentors
  9. Home cooked meals
  10. Old movies
  11. Perspective and a couple deep breaths
  12. Fresh air
  13. Good Days breakfast
  14. The smell of fresh flowers
  15. Talking things out and good communication
  16. A good routine
  17. Time to run today through Ashland
  18. What Love Brings
  19. Good music
  20. Lessons learned
  21. Warm weather
  22. The beach in the winter
  23. Good tools for my mental health
  24. The support I receive daily
  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.

Featured image of my friends Lucas and Mike on one of our summer adventures. Grateful for the two of them and their impact on me.