Appreciation is acknowledging someone or something. Appreciating those we care about, the things we've done and those in our life, makes each day brighter, no matter how dark it seems to feel. It's like a magic trick.
Take a moment to think about the people in your life you appreciate. You may want to close your eyes, imagine the times you have spent together and the things the person has done for you. You can do this for as many people you appreciate.
Now take a few minutes to think of the things you have. Think about the places you've been to and appreciate.
Think of ways you appreciate yourself. It can be easy to appreciate others, and sometimes more challenging to appreciate yourself.
Activity: Today' activity is all about appreciation. In what ways do you think you can show appreciation for people you care about? What way can you show appreciation towards yourself?
There are many ways to show someone you appreciate them. One way is to simply say thank you.
Here are a few ideas on how to show appreciation for yourself and for others.
Make a card or many cards. You can give them away to those you appreciate.
Write a poem for someone. It doesn't have to be complicated. Just a few lines will show your appreciation.
Write a song showing your appreciation and sing it as a surprise!
Tell the person how much you appreciate them.
Share with your family the things you appreciate. Ask them what do they appreciate.
Make something by hand, as a small gift to say you appreciate someone. You don't have to buy something.
To show yourself appreciation, you can do something nice for yourself.
Gratitude: I'm thankful for each of you. What are you thankful for today?