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Gratitude Journals (72 posts)
We're so glad it's Friday again! Let's take a minute and look at some of the other things that make us happy, like...
This is what joy looks like.
The cuddliest crime report ever—and it has a hoppy—er, happy—ending
Spontaneous inspiration: How an abandoned storefront became a wall of gratitude
Math meets fashion, and we might all get a better fit
Who knew? It's National Puppy Day.
Hello there, Friday! It's time to write in our gratitude journal. This week we're thankful for...
A musical performance that's almost a dance in itself
Lessons we can learn from literary friendships
How a spam email spawned international friendships
At last: Permission not to finish a book
It's Friday! That means it's time to look back on our week and find a few things that brought us (and you) joy.
Unlikely successes: A book that got panned is now a 50 year-old classic.
A vacation you can take while sitting at your desk (via Hacker News )
We just want to know how this photo happened.
True fighters: Afghan women celebrate International Women's Day in full force.
Happy Friday! Here are a few things that make us smile.
One very helpful hobby: a girl's mission to spread (literal) warmth and kindness
Go fish: A robot that schools us all in the art of difference.
Is eyebombing come to your hometown? Check the doorknobs and fire hydrants.
A last! A cupcake vending machine
How to be happy...anywhere.
Happy Friday! Time for us to write in our gratitude journal. These are just a few things that made our week:
Don't you just love the Friday before a holiday weekend? We'll be celebrating our nation's leaders with a nice, long weekend, but we'll see you back here on Tuesday.
Meet the man who can make art (or a punchline) out of anything
At last: A place to unload your most emotionally charged clutter
Amazing: A vision-impaired artist who sees the world in shades of grey gets a help from an inventor and voila! He now hears color
Can you name all the presidents? This kid can!
Hooray for Friday! Time to write in our gratitude journal. These are a few things that made us smile this week:
Maps to 6 beloved places that never existed
The soundtrack of your life, now actually a soundtrack.
The generous way one new father is celebrating his child's birth. via Newser
The social initiative that's healthy for you and gives back, too.
One of the most stunning wonders of the world, now anywhere in the world.
The other day Kari Byron tweeted this image of her morning coffee cup, on which someone had written, "If you are who I think you are, thanks for making science cool!" Byron wrote, "Humbled by the sweetness." By the way she is who you think she is, coffee-writer-person—the awesome host of Discovery Channel shows "Mythbusters" and "Head Rush"—and she does make science cool.
What an endearing way to send someone message, right? And it got me thinking -- what if we all expressed our gratitude in such heartfelt but sneaky ways? A thank-you to a thoughtful waiter scribbled on a napkin, or an anonymous note of appreciation to a coworker sticky-noted to a computer keyboard. An unsigned "thanks" slipped in the pocket of a friendly acquaintance. A chance encounter can lift someone's whole day up, and you can be the writer on the paper cup, as it were.
How to Say Thank You
Write a Love Letter to your Latte-Maker
It's Friday! We had a wonderful week with lots to be thankful for, so let's get to it...
The New York Public Library is opening one of its collections to the public and asking people to get creative.
25 lessons a bookstore can teach you.
From legwork to artwork: What happened when one man started tracking his bike rides (you won't believe this one).
It's Friday, everybody! Time to tell our gratitude journal all the things we're thankful for this week.
Life lessons, illustrated. (From "Be Happy: A Little Book To Help You Live A Happy Life" by Monica Sheehan)
2011 global well being in handy infographic form
Take a vow of silence, get rejected by 100 girls, try 50 random acts of courage: This guy committed to live constraint-free —and he's taking suggestions.
The medium becomes the art: Fabulous sculptures made from art materials.
Literature at your fingertips—literally.