Showing posts from November, 2013

Happy 2nd Birthday Sharing Thanks


Sharing thanks is 2 years old this weekend. The best way to help celebrate is share something your thankful for in the comments! Here is what I was thankful for this weekend.
I am thankful to everyone who reads, follows, and shares thanks on my blog. I still get a thrill when someone posts a positive comment on the blog. I can't believe that sharing thanks has reached over 18,000 page views in 2 years.I am thankful to sites that help new bloggers find their voice and expand their readership! Thanks SITS girls, Bloggy moms, and Blogelina. I'm still learning from you. I am thankful for my friend Stella, who often shares what she is thankful for on the blog. We had fun doing a mall walk and discovering this cool new frozen yogurt shop at the Walt Whitman Mall. We enjoyed sitting on the cool purple and green couches. I felt like a teenager. I had to try the pumpkin cheesecake twist with walnuts. How can something this good also be healthy. YUM!I am …

Sharing thanks for taking time to Stop and Smile!

I love learning to appreciate the little things in life. Everyday I walk my dog around the neighborhood and it  amazes me how when I really pay attention I notice new things to appreciate. I must have passed this stop sign hundreds of times. Today I noticed this smile attached to it. I do not recommend doing graffiti on traffic signs. I'm sure its considered a crime. However, this sign got me thinking that it's always a good idea to stop and smile!

I recommend doing a gratitude walk. Walk in a familiar place and stop and notice the beauty, people, sounds, smells that you are thankful for! It will help you focus on what resonates with you. Here is what I was thankful for on my gratitude walk.

I am thankful to see this stop sign, which literally made me stop and smile, and take a picture with my camera! Day 2 of my Gratitude simple Joy Photo challenge.I love watching the fall breezes kicking up the color leaves into small harmless funnels.I enjoyed meeting a dogwalker who had a …

Take the Sharing Thanks 10 Days of Simple Joys Photo Gratitude Challenge!

November is a wonderful month to start a gratitude practice. An easy way to focus on simple joys is to take pictures! Commit to taking a picture once a day of something that your grateful for the next 10 days. It could be something you thought was beautiful, something that made you smile, somebody who made you laugh, someone who helped you. Take a picture of anything that your grateful for with your camera or smart phone.

Take the Sharing Thanks 10 Days Simple Joys Gratitude Challenge

Step 1
 Take a picture of something that your grateful for!

Step 2
Email your picture to jpeg format.
Tweet your picture @sharingthanks #simplejoysphotos

Step 3
In your email or tweet list the date and what you were grateful for:

    example: November 4,  This field of flowers took my breath away!

Save your gratitude pictures in an album. Look at the album to remind you of all the things you are grateful for. Bring the album to your Thanksgiving Ce…