March 23, 2012

A Heart of Gratitude

If you asked me what has changed my life the most in the past few years, I'd probably tell you a gratitude journal. I've been journaling in different notebooks for the past few years, making a note of 3-5 things that blessed me throughout the day. Not only do I go to bed with a full heart, but I tend to wake up the next morning overwhelmed with blessings. Here are my 5 things to be happy about this week!




1. Amazingly sweet cards in the mail!


2. A milkshake break: I love spring; its really no secret. The second the weather warmed up, I was the first in line for a treat or two.


3. Enjoying 80+ degree weather and working outside: I tend to have a restless spirit, so spring helps me come alive and channel my energy.


4. Celebrating new life: my best friend is having a baby next month!




5. On the chance to connect locally! Kate and I met a few months prior to attending Blissdom, but really got the chance to connect there. Now we meet every few weeks to swap blog/business ideas and encourage one another with our goals. Last week we swapped cards {plus she gave me a gift!}, and boy did it make my heart happy! And did you see: we partnered up with her little sister, Lauren, and are hosting a blog meet up next month. We've already gotten a great response, so if you're in the area we'd love to have you!


6 comments:

  1. So many things to be grateful for! Today, I'm going to set aside some time to acknowledge the things I'm most thankful for. Thanks for the reminder, Carrie! :)

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  2. Great post!! I need to remember the little things I'm grateful for...sometimes I focus too much on what I don't have ;-)

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  3. Carrie... I post my gratitude message each morning on my fb page...isn't it wonderful to spread the joy of it all?

    Hugs and gratitude
    Victoria

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  4. Great reminder to count my blessings Carrie :) THANK YOU!
    Sherri

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