Category: Gratitude

A gratitude journal is just a simple way of
recording and appreciating the good things in life.

Research shows that keeping a gratitude journal leads to
higher levels of alertness, happiness and positive emotions, as well as
a stronger immune system, lower blood pressure and better sleep.

Cats at home

Have you ever noticed how easily cats make themselves at home, finding the sun and the warmth, just lounging around and suffering (or eating)?

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Hello, wall!

Don’t you get so irritated with walls and crash barriers that leap out at you in the dark to damage your car? With gratitude to those who resolve these incidents with generosity and compassion.

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Victorian clock maker

In early 2019, Clang and I watched the BBC’s The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts. I am very grateful to the BBC for producing this excellent programme, which caused quite an upheaval in our lives and precipitated unexpected consequences.

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Edinburgh

A short trip to Edinburgh threw up much to be grateful for. Our train was on time! Yeah. Our hotel was excellent! It only rained a little bit. We found lots of old friends.

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A dash of colour

Its autumn and as the cold and dark of winter approaches, I was rather grateful for this dash of colour in the kitchen, thanks in the main to C’s home grown tomatoes.

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London friends and foxes

Much to be grateful for as we return from a weekend in London, especially reuniting with old friends from a distant past and finding them still fun, healthy and energetic

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Teapots

You need a bit of colour in what sometimes seems to be a rather colourless world.

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Shakespeare in York

Someone has put much thought into these unstuffy, energetic and slightly anarchic plays, as well as the theatre and Village which echo WS’s own day.

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