Gratitude journal

More often we easily get numb at the regular causes of heavens in our lives. So I am consciously deciding to become happier and more grateful.

Moreover, these thoughts become fruitful when they are written or spoken to someone rather than simply limiting it to the thoughts.

So why not a gratitude journal? Do you keep one..?

I am challenging myself to explore new things to be thankful for that perhaps I never perceived before.

Hope it won’t limit to an emotion to be documented.. 😉

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The author is a Quality Analyst by experience. Part Quantitative data analyst, part consultant for quality and information security practices, part software tester, she is a writer by passion and blogs at https://wordsandnotion.com and https://qualitynotion.com/.

One thought on “Gratitude journal

  1. senora

    August 10, 2016 at 10:05am

    Gratitude journals really help to build a positive mindset, especially when you feel down.
    PS: You have a really interesting blog. I am hooked 🙂

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  2. kiranmag

    August 10, 2016 at 10:27am

    Thats a beautiful and sensible thought Akila…i never thought of it before.

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      Akhila

      August 10, 2016 at 10:32am

      today is the best day to start a gratitude journal.. so joining me..?

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  3. achchagam

    August 10, 2016 at 10:37am

    Your posts glow with positive energy Akhila 🙂 Keep up the good work!!

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      Akhila

      August 10, 2016 at 10:40am

      thanks abhinay..
      what kind of glow it is.. led or florescent..;)

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    Akhila

    August 10, 2016 at 10:42am

    my pleasure advaitha….and dont overdo it.. chances for burnout..;)

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  5. NJ

    August 10, 2016 at 10:45am

    I generally write letters to God … but they are mixture of gratitude and problems 🙂 but when I am struck with a problem 🙂 I read old ones which relieves me of the anxiety and gives me the hope that this too shall pass 🙂

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      Akhila

      August 10, 2016 at 10:47am

      there was a malayalam movie.. i forgot it’s name..in that a child used to write letters to god..remembered the same while read your comment..

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  6. myheartbeats4ublog

    August 10, 2016 at 10:47am

    hmmm…”health conscious” is common. But “happy & gratitude conscious”???? Interesting, positive thought, Akhila…Cheers

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      • myheartbeats4ublog

        August 10, 2016 at 10:57am

        Oh.. I am consciously acknowledging your unconsciously conscious efforts at cultivating the gratitude & happiness quotient!! (koodippoyo??)

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    Akhila

    August 10, 2016 at 10:54am

    thank Radhika…be positive.. it is there even in my bloodgroup..he he lol

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  8. ssunshine14

    August 10, 2016 at 10:54am

    Wow, welcome to the league dear, I do think of three good things which happened to me at the end of the day making me feel contented and at peace for the next day 🙂 🙂 🙂
    It’s a source of happiness seriously 🙂

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      Akhila

      August 10, 2016 at 11:00am

      oh I am glad to meet the experienced hands.. so let me know how often you write.. weekly.. daily..?

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      • ssunshine14

        August 10, 2016 at 11:04am

        I did write before, but now I just recall those moments and smile, it helps me whenever I am in a foul mood, as my mind consciously takes me to positive aspect of that particular situation 🙂

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  9. Varsh

    August 10, 2016 at 11:51am

    It is a good concept. Keep up with it. I’m lazy when it comes to keeping diaries, so I just blog about it or store it in memory. ☺

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    Akhila

    August 10, 2016 at 11:58am

    yeah.. same pinch.. i too have that phobia..

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  11. pins & ashes

    August 10, 2016 at 11:59am

    Ya, less pressure to remember, buy a diary, a pen, pressure to fingers .. !

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    Akhila

    August 10, 2016 at 12:01pm

    let it be there.. then only we will be cautious ..isnt it..?

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    Akhila

    August 10, 2016 at 12:11pm

    pinsy.. hearing this i remember ..”Incy Wincy spider climbing up the spout…”

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    • Varsh

      August 10, 2016 at 12:30pm

      We all are…some believe they are not…some want others to believe that…

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  14. pins & ashes

    August 10, 2016 at 12:39pm

    Hahaha! I was the spider BTW in lkg for a play.. I remember a picture from an album ..

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  16. vicky

    August 10, 2016 at 1:10pm

    forgive me ladies for interrupting, I understand that you both have a phobia that someone may read your diary when you’re not around so you write it on the blog for the whole world to see ?

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  17. pins & ashes

    August 10, 2016 at 1:12pm

    so addafying is going places.. I wish Poppins were here to see 😀 😛

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  18. pins & ashes

    August 10, 2016 at 2:24pm

    hahahah! andromeda and beyond.. vicky sponsor! I’m painting the spaceship red ..

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    • vicky

      August 10, 2016 at 2:25pm

      spaceship oh please let’s paint the space red

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          • pins & ashes

            August 10, 2016 at 2:48pm

            haw! what’s wrong.. even pantaloons have that colour as piping for their new set of men’s and women’s shirts!! imagine a pink and red space~

  19. parijat shukla

    August 10, 2016 at 3:54pm

    Seems i am the last to come and read this hugely popular post :). You have really proposed something so interesting and top of that so full of positivity…I wholeheartedly support this initiative and may some day create a blog post expressing my gratitude to God for all the wonderful things he has bestowed me with. Thanks 🙂

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      Akhila

      August 10, 2016 at 7:02pm

      thanks Parijat.. oh.. I am so conscious while typing your name..

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  20. vicky

    August 10, 2016 at 5:08pm

    philosophy is for armatures you’re much more than that

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      • vicky

        August 10, 2016 at 7:16pm

        God is such an understatement.. no imaginary friend as such . you’re more than that

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    Akhila

    August 10, 2016 at 7:01pm

    true it is.. we had n number of visible things to be thankful and n+1 number of invisible things..

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      Akhila

      August 11, 2016 at 9:04am

      wow.. that’s a great thing.. thumbs up..

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  23. Bikramjit

    August 11, 2016 at 12:08pm

    It is true we need to do that.. because we are where we are because of everything that is around us..

    I have been blessed and god has been so very kind to me.. I got a long long list and my gratitude journal will fill up in seconds…

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      Akhila

      August 11, 2016 at 12:12pm

      ha ha…god is honored with your long list..no doubt

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  24. Shalini Sharrma

    August 11, 2016 at 12:24pm

    Wow.. gratitude journal, great idea to see how much one is blessed ! Although, i keep not a separate but amid my journal of everyday tasks i write at the beginning for the things am thankful for 🙂

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      Akhila

      August 11, 2016 at 12:28pm

      that is also nice.. ways could be different, just be comfortable with it..

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      Akhila

      September 14, 2016 at 2:22pm

      Thank you so much for this reblog…have a wonderful day

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      Akhila

      November 27, 2016 at 11:51am

      it’s good to hear that.. are you still continuing the same..

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  26. Karen Viramontes

    January 6, 2017 at 9:50pm

    They should do this in schools!! To keep a gratitude journal. This is a really good idea, I’m going to start one.

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      Akhila

      January 7, 2017 at 2:05pm

      thank you..once we start it, you can see how easily it gets filled up by the end of the day..

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  27. CraftyDivazAus

    January 23, 2017 at 12:59pm

    I think to keep a gratitude journal would be a great way to remind ourselves of what we are happy for! It would be good to read back on days that you don’t feel so positive or happy for whatever reason… I think I may make a gratitude junk journal, even if it’s not to write in ever day it would be good to note things I am happy about in general whenever I feel to! It may help on days I feel depressed etc…

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      Akhila

      January 24, 2017 at 3:56pm

      Yes…it’s interesting…try..infact it will make us grateful on many things which are unnoticed

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