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    TheDees
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    3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:48 pm

    Hi everyone,

    We understand that weekends are the hardest moment of the week for many trying to kick-off an addiction. For this reason, we’re going to be having weekly activities on Saturday and Sunday. The main goal is for everyone to be able to connect with other members at the same time, get support and advice from the community, as well as the motivation, inspiration and conviction to keep pushing yourself forward on this journey.

    - 3 things to be grateful for...: share things you are grateful for today, in your life, in your week....

    For example:
    •Being able to connect with you all through this forum
    •The love of my friends and family
    •The adversities I have overcome in life
    •The warmth between my bed and the sheets

    Sundays, alternating fortnightly with “Share your favourite quotes”.

    We hope you find the activities useful, fun and entertaining. Any feedback will help us keep improving this space for the benefit of all.

    The new activities will be running in addition to our weekly Monday Meetup and Thursday Check-in meetings.

    Looking forward to seeing you around the forums.
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Sun May 09, 2021 2:50 pm

    Hello everyone and Happy Mother's Day!

    Let's wrap-up the weekend with some positive vibes sharing some of the things we're grateful for.

    -I'm grateful that the Sun came out today and I was able to get some lovely vitamin D
    -I'm grateful for all of the amazing people in my life that I look up to and that help me when I'm most in need
    -I'm grateful that I will finally get some time-off for myself next week (mainly to catch-up on sleep and Netflix) :D

    What are you grateful for today, in your life, this week? @Deyfhob @Katiee @Minnie mouse @Simply me @Alvarosyd @Softpumpkin @Gizelle @Xr81
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Sun May 09, 2021 2:57 pm

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    Peace Dove
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Sun May 23, 2021 11:15 am

    Good morning everyone,

    Time to wrap-up the week with some positive vibes sharing 3 things you're grateful for.

    1) The new friends I made this weekend
    2) Being able to practice the hobbies that make me really happy
    3) The lovely weather we've had throughout the week. The Sun still shinning today

    What are 3 things you're grateful for? @Minnie mouse, @Deyfhob, @Gardengirl68. @Simply me, @Softpumpkin

    :)
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    Minnie mouse
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Sun May 23, 2021 4:09 pm

    @Peace Dove 3 things that I am grateful for are the lovely weather we've had this weekend, cooking with vegetables that I grow in the garden, and relaxing after a fun day of shopping with my granddaughter.
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    Craig PW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon May 24, 2021 9:34 pm

    Love this thhread.........gratitude escapes me sometimes and I needed to see this today

    Today I'm grateful:

    - That I got to wear shorts when it's almost winter
    - That extra work I've put in recently has paid off and taken some pressure off
    - That I got to see this forum and remind myself to be grateful
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    Simply me
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Wed May 26, 2021 9:00 pm

    Great full for....
    *having a roof over my head, my home
    *pretty clean water to drink, its 70% of the body
    *that daily meditation is back in my life and clearing up what I hear and see that others don't
    *small circle of trusty no bs n awesome folks in my life, including fella n feline fur baby :)
    *random smiling people
    ooops went over....
    *music
    oops...
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    Craig PW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu May 27, 2021 8:20 pm

    Love the "random smiling people" bit @Simply me
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    Craig PW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu May 27, 2021 8:26 pm

    I feel I'm going to try and post on this thread every time I'm on here.............need to get more gratitude back in my life

    When I was in rehab we used to go round the kitchen table every night for dinner and say three things we were grateful for and I really miss it........living alone it's easy to forget to do

    Three things from today:

    - The acceptance and resilience of the residents at work when told we're going back into lockdown and they need to cancel all their plans

    - Feedback from another staff member forcing me to reflect on my communication

    - The relationship I have with my ex-wife and support we can offer our daughter and each other during challenging times
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Sun May 30, 2021 12:02 pm

    @Simply me love the "oops, went over...oops" :lol: you're more than welcome to share more than 3 things to be grateful for, and thank you for sharing! :D

    @Craig PW, yes, do share every time you're on here. :D It's a great habit I think, and I understand the forgetting because living alone... Thank you too for sharing!

    Here go 3 mine:
    -I'm grateful lockdown 4.0 in Victoria gave me time to catch up with friends and family from my home country
    -I'm grateful I went to kmart before the lockdown :lol:
    -I'm grateful I moved right on time before lockdown too 8-)
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    Craig PW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon May 31, 2021 8:05 pm

    Three things I'm grateful for today:

    - the drive to and from work I found that takes me ten minutes longer each day but goes through country roads instead of freeways

    - seeing my neighbour's bins out which reminded me to put mine out - :lol:

    - freshly mown lawns
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    Simply me
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Tue Jun 01, 2021 7:17 pm

    3 things I'm grateful for in the now...
    *My fella's op went all good n he's back! Went to visit, n he ended up coming home with me :)
    *My grey furry feline alarm clock let me sleep in this morningk. Love a good snooze...
    *Community transport service and their volunteer drivers.....
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:08 pm

    I need some gratitude today……….it was a tough one

    Today I’m grateful for:

    - The smile my daughter gave me when I saw for the first time in two weeks
    - The warm sun during winter
    - Other people admitting they’re struggling which helps me feel like I’m not alone
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:06 pm

    Hello lovely people,

    It's time for some gratefulness.

    3 things I'm grateful for today:
    - My family having received the vaccine (fiuff!)
    -The one hour phone call I had with my brother this weekend (he makes me laugh my eyes out :lol:)
    -The beautiful walk in the park I did yesterday :cool:

    What are 3 things you're grateful for today? :) @Ioanna @bertalc1 @Alvarosyd @Rimarily @Deyfhob @Simply me @Katiee @Erinea @Missy13 @dperry586
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    Simply me
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:53 am

    heylo folks,
    love the gratitude reframes....
    *connecting with other sentient beings that get it
    *brand spankers ug boots scored from garage sale for fiver prewinter, so cosy
    *listening to audiobooks
    rolling now, thanks needed that...
    *the quiet and peace of the wee hours....
    *belly laughing despite the ****
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