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    Katiee
    Member
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    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu Jun 24, 2021 2:28 am

    3 things I’m grateful for

    1) my opportunity to get back in the workforce
    2) a roof over my head
    3) my children
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    Melody12
    Moderator
    Posts: 145
    Joined: Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:27 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:20 am

    Hi @Katiee ,

    You have identified some really important things to be grateful for and I am sure many people also share these.



    Melody12
    Moderator
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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 107
    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:26 pm

    Congratulations @Alvarosyd !!! That's awesome!!

    Can I ask what it is you think has helped you most?
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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 107
    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:30 pm

    3 things I'm grateful for today are:

    Managers who check in on me to see if I'm okay

    Being able to gain perspective and composure to realise that not everything has to be done today.........no matter what, the sun will still come up tomorrow

    Tomorrow being my last day before a much needed week off work
    3 x
    Alvarosyd
    Junior Member
    Posts: 20
    Joined: Wed Apr 21, 2021 2:24 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Fri Jun 25, 2021 1:56 pm

    @PnorkelPW I think sports and the support from my friends and this group have been my strongest and more valuable helpers :)
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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 107
    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Jun 28, 2021 8:47 pm

    3 things I’m grateful for today

    - An amazing day that involved the ferry, the sunshine, the beach, fish and chips and hangs with my daughter

    - Solution focused thinking……time with my mum is difficult so I took a boardgame for the three of us to play and it created a much needed distraction

    - Choice…………recovery has allowed me to make choices with what to do each day………in addiction there was only one choice


    Thanks for responding @Alvarosyd ……..movement and positive connections are key to getting back on top and maintaining change
    2 x
    ScorpionPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 160
    Joined: Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:06 am

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Wed Jun 30, 2021 8:51 pm

    Being able to make the decision to exercise and eat well to start taking care of my health again.

    Being given the opportunity to really play to my strengths and grow at work.

    My son being so loving and fun.
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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 107
    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu Jul 01, 2021 8:10 pm

    3 Things I’m grateful for today………..

    - Seeing the smile on my daughter’s face when she talks about our adventure yesterday. We went to an Alpaca farm and walked Alpacas for an hour and a half. It’s amazing what effect an experience like that had on both of us and what being in the country for the afternoon did for my energy levels

    - A week with my daughter creating memories

    - Open fires………sitting and watching the flames while toasting marshmallows………….keeping it simple
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    Peace Dove
    Community Builder
    Posts: 169
    Joined: Mon May 03, 2021 9:22 am

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Sun Jul 04, 2021 12:10 pm

    Hello everyone,

    Hope you're all having a lovely Sunday. It's time for our gratefulness activity ahead of the week.

    “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie

    I'll start, 3 things I'm grateful for:
    1) Getting the second jab without any side effects other than a sore arm
    2) My friends and family recovering from Covid
    3) The awesome new friend I made this weekend


    Passing the mic over to @PnorkelPW @ScorpionPW @Simply me @Alvarosyd @catsgotthecream @Deyfhob @Katiee @Minnie mouse @PG @Haleth @Rattle36 @Runz
    :D
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    Alvarosyd
    Junior Member
    Posts: 20
    Joined: Wed Apr 21, 2021 2:24 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:35 am

    Those are great things to be grateful and Im sorry to hear about your friends/family with covid.

    3 things I am grateful for

    1- I have a job interview this week which I am very excited about!

    2- my travel for work has reduced significantly so that means I can stay home with my dogs and partner which is awesome

    3- my team is getting a new coach for our competitions! I am super thrilled!
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    Runz
    Junior Member
    Posts: 2
    Joined: Tue Jun 22, 2021 12:56 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Jul 05, 2021 11:32 am

    Happy Monday :)

    3 things I am grateful for today
    - my happy healthy children and puppies, they brighten my day
    - my bestie for zero judgement and babysitting on school holidays so I can work
    - the garbage man for coming today as the bins are full! - puppies make a LOT of mess....
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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 107
    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:20 pm

    Hi @Peace22 @Runz @Alvarosyd

    Good news re Covid.............great news re job interview - good luck!!...........love a bestie with no judgment

    3 things I'm grateful for today

    - replenished emotional energy after my week off

    - moments of clarity when I quieten my mind

    - getting back into a floatation tank for the first time in 15 months on Saturday..........I've missed the calming effects it has that can be noticed for days
    2 x
    ScorpionPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 160
    Joined: Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:06 am

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:41 pm

    I loved reading the responses from @Alvarosyd, @Runz and @PnorkelPW.

    It's inspring to see so much gratitude in the air! :D

    - Feeling strong and having my energy levels balanced out alot since exercising and eating well again.

    - The fact that I get to live in my own place, without compromise and with everything I could want/need (this is a big one as I have been watching documentaries that feature people who are much less priveleged than we are).

    - Feeling like things are really balanced at the moment and I'm chuffed at how capable I am of fronting up to all the wonderful things that life has to offer.
    2 x
    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 107
    Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:14 pm

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu Jul 08, 2021 8:16 pm

    Today's been a strange one and I'm grateful for:

    - being able to take a step back and gain some perspective

    - the winter sun - it was just what I needed for a lunchtime walk

    - the difference I feel when I get a good night's sleep
    3 x
    ScorpionPW
    Peer Worker
    Posts: 160
    Joined: Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:06 am

    Re: 3 things to be grateful for

    Thu Jul 08, 2021 9:37 pm

    - Getting a call out of the blue from one of my closest friends who moved interstate and reconnecting.

    - Being able to just veg out on the couch for a bit after a big, draining day.

    - The fact that is Friday tomorrow and a fun weekend lies ahead :D
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