DealDash Says: Keep a Gratitude Journal

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Keeping a gratitude journal can help you have more appreciation in life. Let DealDash help.

How do you start a gratitude journal, and where do you get one? Those might be the first questions that you have when thinking about gratitude journals. Luckily, those questions are very easily answered. Here are some ideas and tips for starting a gratitude journal, from DealDash.

Where Do I Get One?

Don’t overthink it! Any regular journal or notebook will do the trick. Simply go to a bookstore such as Barnes and Noble and pick out a beautiful journal or notebook that makes you think happy thoughts. You might want to select something with flowers, animals, or babies on it – whatever makes you happy.

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How Do You Start One?

Just write. That’s all. Think about what makes you happy in life, how your life has improved, how loved you are by your family. Gratitude journaling has helped me see things not as problems as possibilities, instead.

What were formerly obstacles in my way are now chances to improve myself. Small things in my day that I would have never thought about before can become tiny little victories in my gratitude journal.

Who Can This Help?

A gratitude journal can be helpful for anyone who knows how to write, even children. In this hustle bustle world where nothing stops moving for a moment, it’s nice to sit down with your kids and talk about what we can be grateful about. Even if life is tough there’s always a few things that you can choose to be happy about, such as having good health, loved ones, friends, a job, or even something as simple as a treat to look forward to after dinner. There’s always something, no matter how dark your day has been.

I’m Grateful for My Readers

Thanks so much for reading this DealDash article on gratitude journals. Don’t forget to check back every day for new articles here are well as on our sister blog, DealDash Tips. If you have any requests for specific articles, please feel free to leave a comment below.

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This blog was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Read even more at, or on her own blog, DawnBlogtopus.