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What things make you lucky?
These are great reminders for you to treasure everything you have.
1. Good Health
Even if your health isn’t great, it could be worse and you likely still have some working parts to be thankful for.
2. Money in the Bank
Having just a few coins makes you richer than most people on Earth.
3. Good Friends
Often, it’s the quality of friendships, not the quantity.
4. Freedom of Religion
Being able to worship whomever and however you want is something many people don’t ever experience.
5. Your Parents
Even if they’re dysfunctional, they gave you life.
There’s something magical about weekends.
7. Having a Partner
Being in a romantic relationship can teach you so much about the world and yourself.
Pets offer one of the best examples of unconditional love.
9. Learning from Mistakes
If we never made mistakes, we wouldn’t learn much so it is one of those things we should be thankful for.
10. Opportunity to Get an Education
The opportunity to attend school is something many people don’t have.
11. Having a Home
Whether you live in an apartment, a mansion, or a tent, having a place to call home is something to be thankful for.
12. An Ability to Read
If you’re reading this right now, you have a lot to be thankful for.
13. Breathing Fresh Air
Being able to step outside to breathe in fresh air is a good reminder how many little things we should be thankful for.
14. A Bed to Sleep
A bed is one of those things that’s easy to take for granted, until you don’t have one.
Without laughter, the world would be a sad place.
16. Safety and Security
Being able to wake up without immense fear frees us up to really live life.
Without cars, it would take a lot longer to get our activities done.
The sun’s warmth can brighten any day.
Although we often don’t think there’s enough of it, time is something we shouldn’t take for granted.
20. Clean Water
Many people on earth lack access to clean water.
21. Cell Phones
Cell phones make talking to loved ones easy.
The world sure would be a different place if we lacked the ability to love.
Books provide an opportunity to enter another world all from the comfort of your own home.
24. Kindness of Strangers
Never take the kindness of a stranger for granted.
The simplicity of a campfire creates lifelong memories.
Without pain, it would be difficulty to appreciate life’s joys.
The world would be less beautiful if art didn’t exist.
Any reason to celebrate is something we should be thankful for.
29. Freedom of Speech
Being able to express your thoughts and feelings freely should never be taken for granted.
The beauty of a rainbow is unmatched.
Sometimes when there are no words to say, tears express how we feel for us.
32. Waking up Today
Simply waking up today means you have things to be thankful for.
33. Indoor Plumbing
Indoor plumbing not only provides convenience, it spares us from disease.
34. Wisdom that Comes with Age
Thankfully, we grow smarter over time.
Mountains provide us with beauty and recreation.
Being able to see allows us to view the world’s beauty.
37. Grocery Stores
Grocery stores mean we don’t have to spend all of our time getting our own food.
Sunsets are a reminder that we should enjoy the simple things in life.
Entertainment gives us a way to relax and enjoy life.
40. Your Mind
Being able to think, remember, and solve problems sure makes life easier.
Even if you don’t like your job, being employed means someone thought you were special enough to hire.
The world would be a boring place without diversity.
- Moon and Stars
The moon and stars encourage us to dream.
Electricity makes most of our chores efficient.
- Air Conditioning
Staying cool on a hot day is something people wouldn’t have dreamed about in past centuries.
Being able to hear your loved one’s voice is something that not everyone gets to do.
Watching children laugh, grow, and dream can keep things in perspective.
- Ability to Learn
The ability to learn new things means we have endless potential.
- People Willing to Teach
Whether it’s your grandmother teaching you to knit or your plumber showing you how to prevent future problems, be grateful that others are willing to use their time and talents to teach you something new.
The sea creatures in the ocean almost seem too mystical to be real.
- Modern Medicine
Without advances in modern medicine, many of us wouldn’t be alive.
Music brings out new emotions.
- Entrepreneurs and inventors
Some of life’s best inventions resulted from an entrepreneur who was willing to take a risk.
- Warm Clothing
On a cold day, there’s nothing more important than warm clothing.
- Freedom to Vote
Being able to have a say in the laws should never be taken for granted.
- An Internet Connection
It’s hard to believe how easy it is to take the internet for granted, seeing how none of us had just a couple of decades ago.
Without challenges in life, we wouldn’t be the people we are now.
- Hiking Trails
Hiking trails give us the chance to enjoy mother’s nature beauty.
- Your family and friends
2. Your healthand wellbeing
3. The opportunity to have an education
4. Food on the table
5. Your favorite song
6. Hot showers
7. The internet
8. Having a job and/or income
9. The ability to dream
10. Sunrises and sunsets
12. A roof over your head
13. Having a holiday
16. When a stranger smiles at you
18. A home cooked meal
19. Hearing some good news
21. The fact each day is a new chance to begin again!
22. The freedom to vote
23. Modern medicine
24. Cups of tea
“Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.”
― Roy T. Bennett
- Fresh countryside walks
27. Cameras to capture amazing memories
28. Hitting the snooze button on your alarm
29. When you find something you thought you had lost
30. The ability to travel the world
31. Date nights
32. Your favorite movie, tv show or book
33. Winning a game
35. Fresh running water
36. Uncontrollable laughter
37. Living pain-free
38. Goodnight kisses
39. Your imagination
40. Being able to look forward to something
46. Advances in cancer treatment
47. Being able to set and achieve your goals
48. Good hair days
49. Unconditional Love
50. Getting something for free or on sale
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
― Marcel Proust
- Waking up every morning
52. Access to medication
53. Having some time to yourself
54. Kindness of strangers
55. The fact that there is no one else like you in the world
56. Learning from your mistakes
57. The weekend
59. The seasons changing
60. The progression of human rights
61. Being able to see colors
62. The ability to create your own family
63. Great co-workers
65. Equality and diversity
66. Traditions, such as Christmas and Easter
67. Nice neighbours
68. The honesty of a child
69. Creating a future with someone
70. Having deep conversations until the early morning
73. Spell checker
74. Jumping into a swimming pool in the summer
75. Finding music that moves you
“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Comfortable clothes
77. Who you are
79. Finding people who bring the best out in you
80. Being able to experience all emotions
81. Being able to drive
82. Speaking to family and friends from all over the world with new technology
83. Fresh bed sheets and duvet
84. Getting a takeaway/going to a restaurant
85. Long drives
86. Having a passion
88. Old photographs
89. Meeting up with old friends
90. Snow days
91. A nice bubble bath
92. Not having to set an alarm
93. Sunday mornings
94. Bad days that make you appreciate the good ones
95. The ability to help others
96. Sincere apologies
97. Open minded people
99. The generosity of others
“I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy.”