Gratitude from A to Z

Graitude A to Z: travel, bedtime, guinea pigs, tea, and reading

An A-to-Z gratitude challenge is currently making the rounds in the blogosphere. The goal is to identify something to feel grateful for starting with each letter of the alphabet (X and Z just have to contain, not necessarily start with, those letters).  I thought I would join in.

  • A-romatherapy: very pleasant and relaxing
  • B-edtime: my favourite time of the day
  • C-ondo: I’ve lived in my home for 13 years and it feels very safe, plus it’s paid off
  • D-awn: I always wake up early and get to see the pretty colours of the sky and the dawn chorus of birds
  • E-very country I’ve had the opportunity to travel to
  • F-ood
  • G-uinea pigs: cute, cuddly, and entirely non-judgmental
  • H-elping others: I’m glad when I can make a positive difference for someone else
  • I-nsurance: makes my meds a lot more affordable.
  • J-ournalling: my bullet journal has been really helpful for monitoring my mental and physical health
  • K-indness of others
  • L-ush soap: a nice little indulgence every morning
  • M-assage
  • N-ature: flowers trees, birds, and the rest of the natural world
  • O-pen-mindedness: if only there were more of it in the world
  • P-illow: I got a new pillow recently and it’s absolutely perfect
  • Q-uestioning: I’m grateful to have a curious mind that always wants to know more
  • R-eading: doing book reviews has helped me to get more out of reading
  • S-ocks: I have cold feet, so a cozy pair of socks is nice
  • T-ea: I love to sit and enjoy my tea when I first get up in the morning
  • U-nhealthy but oh-so-yummy treats like Ben & Jerry’s
  • V-ancouver: the wonderful city where I live
  • W-ordpress: the blogging community is very important to me
  • X-enophilia: the opposite of xenophobia, and something we could use a lot more of in this world
  • Y-oga: restorative yoga is a good chance to find relaxation
  • Z-ippy: one of my guinea pigs that passed away earlier this year.

Are you up for the challenge?

List of gratitude prompts

30 thoughts on “Gratitude from A to Z”

  1. Great list, love that socks and ben & jerry’s feature, they’d be on my list too! A tiny bit disappointed the Y wasn’t yaks or yurts! ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. I never realized you lived in Vancouver, BC. I lived on the west coast/BC for all my teen years into my mid twenties. I miss it and would love to move back, but it’s so expensive. I lived on a very remote island called Haida Gwaii (North of Vancouver, use to be named The Queen Charlotte Islands) maybe you have heard of it living in BC? Not many people have out east I can tell you that lol. Now I somehow ended up in Michigan, US. Haha Minus Trump being president and I strongly disagree with USA politics, Michigan is super cheap and the people are similar to Canadians I find. Most are very polite and friendly. I will miss the west coast though until I decide to move back as I still have high hopes in doing so. xD

      1. It’s expensive to travel there and goods, cost of living etc is more expensive because everything has to be shipped to the island. But it is WORTH the visit. Every penny. Haha. I have been all around BC, and Haida Gwaii remains one of my favorite places. I like Vancouver, it is one of the most beautiful cities in Canada, but I want to move away from the city. I don’t think I could live in Vancouver, but would over some other places. lol

  3. I would love to make also a list like this if I can. Such an amazing idea โค๏ธ I loved this list. I also love bedtime, food, helping others, journalling, nature, reading, tea, yoga and so much more.

  4. A – Art
    B – Books
    C – Counselling
    D – Dreams
    E – Evenings
    F – Flowers
    G – Guidance
    H – Hygge
    I – Income
    J – Jigsaws
    K – Kindness
    L – Light
    M – Minimalism
    N – NaNoWriMo
    O – Origami
    P – Penguins
    Q – Quiet
    R – Rain
    S – Safety
    T – Time
    U – Understanding
    V – Values
    W – Weekends
    X – Xyloglyphy
    Y – YouTube
    Z – Zzzzzzz

  5. What a great idea!! And I agree with many of your items, including yoga and tea. And, um, your piggies also make me happy, even though I’ll never meet them, lol.

    …not so keen on the sunrises though…… night owl here!

    I really wanna do this on my blog now :). May I?

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