How to Use a Gratitude Jar

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Gratitude Jar filled with slips of paper marking memorable moments throughout the year

Cultivating Gratitude

I read about a great New Year’s tradition on Facebook. Take an empty jar and keep track of all the small and large pleasures, meaningful moments, and accomplishments throughout the year by writing each one on a slip of paper as they occur.

At the end of the year you can take out all of the pieces of paper and review the highlights of your year. I did this last year, and am planning to do it again this year. It was such a nice, concrete way to reflect on all the good from the past year. Let me know if you try it…

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