Counting my blessings

This post is literally about what is mentioned in the caption. I am going to be listing down the things that I’m grateful for. This can either be big or small does not matter. One strong trait of depression is that a person under it’s influence starts to believe that there is nothing to be grateful.

I can validate this from personal experience. However if you really concentrate, there would be more than 1 thing everyday for you to be grateful of. So this is exactly what I did. I started to notice the little little things that go ignored and started noting them down. I set out to do this for a week till I reach at least 30 of such things. I’ll go ahead and list them out:

1- At my job being fluent in English is a must. I was able to get the required education and am grateful for it.

2- I have depression. Some treatments include talk therapy, medication and working out. I am grateful for being able to afford all of the three mentioned.

3- I was unemployed for months. Yet I had a roof to live under, food to feed on and good clothes to wear.

4- I am gifted with the skill of writing. It’s an art to put your feelings to words. Not everyone is capable of this.

5- There are people who appreciate me, support me and are there for me even when I am not there for my self. I am grateful to have such people in my life.

6- I logged into netflix for some binge watching. This was when i realized that I was blessed to have access to an account and a tv to play it on.

7- Grateful for the food that was cooked by my mom on my request.

8- Living in a place where water is a major issue, having access to water at all times is a blessing.

9- At the current state I am living with zero life threatening diseases.

10- I have completed the highest level of education that people go for already.

11- Had this random thought of learning french, didn’t have to think much of the finances.

12- The gym i go too is well equipped , somewhere i love to go.

13- I believe I am good looking πŸ˜‹

14- I believe I have a pleasant personality.

15- There are more reasons to live than not to.

16- I am progressing in terms of feeling better, i can feel it.

17- I have cousins i can hangout with who make me feel better.

18- Last night I spent a sizeable amount of money on food alone because i could afford to.

19- No matter how bad the situation is I always end up feeling hopeful.

20- I don’t have to worry about bills, my dad has them covered for me.

21- I have access to a park, where I can go whenever I feel like jogging.

22- My eyesight is 10/10.

23- I’ve been going to the gym regularly.

24- My legs are working a 100% so I can run as fast as possible.

25- My friends make me remember things I’m grateful for and I’m grateful for that.

26- My office is 10 mins from my place. Some colleagues have an hour of commute. I’m grateful for this.

27- Grateful to be born as a Muslim.

28- People spend their entire lives building their own house, I already have one.

29- I don’t have to share my room with anyone hence I can do whatever i please the way i want.

30- My decisions are solely mine, no one has ever embosed their decision on me.

Now I want you all to start looking closely in your lives and comment with things that you are truly grateful for 😊

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14 thoughts on “Counting my blessings

  1. I’m so grateful for coffee!
    I’m grateful for morning bird songs.
    Im grateful for my own apartment, and my own car.
    I’m grateful for the food I have, clothes I wear, and basic needs met.
    Im thankful for the Silly squirrels that run around here.
    I’m thankful that I am challenged to become better.
    I’m thankful to see another day!

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  2. 1. Grateful for being a life after all.
    2. Grateful for access to the food, water and clean clothes.
    3. Grateful for who i’m because i believe, that i’m a good person.
    4. Grateful for to use the money, that i earn for myself, i dont need to any bills.
    5. Grateful for the support, that i have from my family.
    6. Grateful for being healthy. I have ability to sea and to walk, to talk and to hear, some people can’t, i’m very lucky.
    7. Grateful to have people who is around me, because the are wonderful.
    8. Grateful to have beautiful heart and good soul.
    9. Grateful to live in Nice.
    10. Grateful to know you.

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