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.

Figuring Out Your Purpose (#83)

03.16.18

Today I’m grateful for…

  1. Being home
  2. Spending time with my cat
  3. Change
  4. Bryan and The Swamp
  5. Late night ice cream
  6. Radio music with my brother
  7. Weekly rituals with my family
  8. Home cooking
  9. A bed to sleep on
  10. Spring Break
  11. Healing
  12. Time to journal
  13. Backyard games with neighbors
  14. Summer camp with Skyhawks
  15. Working Papa Gino’s with my friends
  16. Good naps
  17. Being outdoors
  18. Learning new things
  19. Green trees
  20. Well marked trails
  21. The rain
  22. New beginnings and new energy
  23. Good luck
  24. Popcorn and movies
  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 from Malibu. Impressive landscape alert!

You Don’t Have To Do It Alone (#82)

03.15.18

Today I’m grateful for…

  1. Spontaneous trips to BSU
  2. A full day of things to do
  3. Helpful people
  4. Time at the gym
  5. Sleeping next to my cat
  6. Going to Cambodia and building water filters
  7. Safe travels
  8. Seeing my best friend Bryan
  9. Getting hired to work at the university of Essex this summer and meeting my co-grad Eric.
  10. Sigma Pi at BSU and our sweethearts
  11. Finding my misplaced keys / ID
  12. Liverpool made to the QF in Champions League
  13. March Madness and basketball all day
  14. Sharing gratitude
  15. The Resources we have here in the states. My heart goes out to Puerto Rico and so many other places around the word who struggle every day
  16. Fun classes and engaging teachers
  17. Coming home to a clean apartment
  18. Time to journal and reflect
  19. When you get a good grade on something you didn’t think you would
  20. More gratitude lists!
  21. My family
  22. Short lines for anything
  23. Technology
  24. Disney songs in the car
  25. The precious 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 the team that made it happen. This is Team Cambodia and the people I spent two weeks with building and installing in Home water filters.

Make Your Own Formula For Success (#81)

03.14.18

Today I’m grateful for…

  1. The laziness of spring break
  2. Basketball
  3. My brother
  4. Catching up with Mel
  5. Trying new things
  6. Time for the gym
  7. Taking advantage of the sunshine
  8. Oldies radio
  9. A good nights sleep
  10. Bike rides at Cushing
  11. Soccer at Oregon
  12. Jailbreak or Matt Ball in Gym
  13. Good coaches
  14. Clean water
  15. Blankets on the beach
  16. A good Air freshener
  17. A bed I finally fit on
  18. Time with my cat
  19. Home cooking
  20. Good advice and recommendations
  21. My family
  22. The smell of the grill in the summer
  23. Green trees
  24. Hard work
  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 from a day adventure with my friend Bryan. He’s someone I’m always grateful for.

Life Is All About Discovery (#80)

Everyday has the opportunity for learning. Regardless if you’re turning 9 or 89, we’re always learning something new. Cherish those moments and use gratitude to keep you grounded in the present.

03.13.18

Today I’m grateful for…

  1. Pickup Soccer
  2. Signs from the Universe
  3. Safe travels
  4. Learning about leadership
  5. Sleeping in
  6. Meditation music
  7. A couple deep breaths
  8. Adventure and exploring new places
  9. Saturday morning reffing
  10. Papa Gino’s with Navarro and Reddington
  11. Mentors and teachers
  12. Half days and Tasty Treat
  13. Feeling purposeful
  14. Runs with my mom
  15. Honest people
  16. Warm brownies on ice cream
  17. A snow day with my cat
  18. Summers at the community pool with my family, playing games with my friends
  19. Summers at the Res
  20. Donuts after basketball with my dad
  21. My siblings and my family
  22. Role Models and Naysayers
  23. Laughing until your face hurts from smiling
  24. Travel plans
  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 friend Kim looking over the horizon. This image felt appropriate for my title.