THE THANKFULNESS JOURNALS

4 Simple Ways to Making Paper from Scratch

4 Simple Ways to Making Paper from Scratch

Making paper from scratch is easier than you might think, and there are several simple ways to do it using things you probably already have lying around the house. In addition, making your paper can be a great project to do with your kids – not only does it give them a valuable skill, but they’ll...

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7 Gratitude Mantras to Live By

7 Gratitude Mantras to Live By

7 Gratitude Mantras to Live By Gratitude mantras can help you feel more grateful for what you have, and make you less likely to lose focus on the good things in your life, even when faced with difficult situations. A gratitude mantra can be a helpful tool to use when you’re going through a rough...

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Unique Ways Celebrities Thank their Fans

Unique Ways Celebrities Thank their Fans

We couldn't be more excited and ecstatic when a celebrity notices our gestures and thanks us for them. While some celebrities tend to stay completely away from fans, many of them really make an effort which is always appreciated. While this is a rare opportunity for some fans, some celebs go above...

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The Beauty of Saying ‘Thank You’

The Beauty of Saying ‘Thank You’

Nothing is more humbling than a heartfelt thank you. Think about it—what does it really take to say thank you? And yet, for many of us, it’s a chore. Saying thank you has been something people have excelled at for centuries, but our society seems to be in a bit of a rut when it comes to offering...

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Do-it-Yourself Thank You Gifts

Do-it-Yourself Thank You Gifts

Do it yourself thank you gifts are a great idea for those wanting to add a personal touch to gift-giving. Even if you have a big family and are on a budget, you may still give some keepsakes to your loved ones without breaking the bank. Furthermore, the gifts you prepare and buy don't need to be...

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Are Gratitude and Thankfulness the Same?

Are Gratitude and Thankfulness the Same?

Many people think gratitude and thankfulness are the same things. Are they? Let's explore these two well-used terms and see how each one works. How often do you hear the words "thank you", or the shortened version “thanks”? Every time you lend a hand to a friend, they acknowledge it by saying...

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20 Thankful Quotes

20 Thankful Quotes

Thankfulness Quotes to Live By Have you had the time to reflect on everything that's happening in your life recently? With all the stress and anxiety the pandemic has given us, we seldom consider taking a moment to breathe and think about how thankful we are to be where we are today. Are we...

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Are Emails Impersonal?

Are Emails Impersonal?

Electronic mail, or email for short, is an online communication method where two or more people exchange, accept, forward and store messages using an electronic device (such as a PC or a phone) across the Internet. Since its creation in the 1970s, businesses and organisations have widely used...

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When NOT to say ‘Thank You’

When NOT to say ‘Thank You’

Saying the term 'thank you’ means you fully recognize someone's compliments and efforts into making you satisfied and happy. However, saying it repetitively has been known to make it lose its meaning. When you give your thanks to someone over and over again for a single act of kindness, it can...

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Handwritten Mail – Is it Still a Thing?

Handwritten Mail – Is it Still a Thing?

Some say handwriting is outdated. In today's digital age, online communication is the norm and ball pens are becoming less popular. Texting and chatting are most definitely the faster way of communicating. And yet, there is always something beautiful about a handwritten letter.Letter writing is...

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Awesome Crafting DIY Videos

Awesome Crafting DIY Videos

Greeting cards are best when they're made with love. Surprise your loved ones with your very own DIY cards and make them feel extra special. A little traditional handwritten letter in a do-it-yourself card will go a long way more than you've ever realized!If you wanna start simple, grab...

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2020 – The Year We Redefined ‘Essential Workers’

2020 – The Year We Redefined ‘Essential Workers’

Who are considered 'essential' workers? When the coronavirus affected the world in 2020, businesses had to come to a temporary close in an effort to prevent its spread. While everyone would argue that they are 'essential' workers of their own, the Australian government has ultimately listed down...

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The Thankfulness List

The Thankfulness List

The Practice of Being Thankful Making a list of things we're thankful for isn't something we normally practice off the bat. In these tough times, it's a great idea to pause and take time to think about the moments we're most grateful for, and make a list of them. Focusing on gratitude boosts your...

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‘Thanks a Lot’ – Is it Sarcastic?

‘Thanks a Lot’ – Is it Sarcastic?

Thanks a Lot, is it sarcastic or not? Sarcasm is using words to either mock or annoy someone, or for comic relief. In simple words, it means to speak in a bitter tone. The main gist of sarcasm is that the words are not meant to be taken literally.  So when is a simple 'thank you' considered...

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Being Thankful

Being Thankful

“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.” – Tecumseh Being thankful is something that many of us overlook. We are so used to...

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How to Sign Off any Email

How to Sign Off any Email

How to Sign Off in any Email Signing off in an email is just as important as its content. In a way it's a big thank you for reading, which is acknowledging the time the reader has spent reading and responding to your email. Signing off is the way you end your email and it happens to make a very...

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The Dying Art of Saying Thank You

The Dying Art of Saying Thank You

The Dying Art of Saying Thank You   If you were to ask the average person if they say thank you, the majority of us say we do. Though you consider yourself as an appreciative person, chances are, you have the idea of writing a thank-you card. Over the years, this once common practice has been...

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How the World is Thanking Essential Workers

How the World is Thanking Essential Workers

  The world has seemed to slow to a stop for many people. The coronavirus has sparked concerned and stay-at-home orders from almost every country. However, essential workers are still out on the frontlines making sure people like us get the things we need. An essential worker can be anyone from a...

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Thankfulness can be quite a rare comodity these days. The thankfulness journals is a thank you blog that explores the art of saying thank you and staying grounded and thankful for your blessings.