How do I do it?
Keep a journal where you write in detail about things you are grateful for in your life.
How does it work?
By default, our attention is drawn to problems and obstacles in life. This exercise helps you notice, in ways both big and small, what is going well.
Inspired by: Emmons, R. A., & McCullough, M. E. (2003). Counting blessings versus burdens: An experimental investigation of gratitude and subjective well-being in daily life. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84(2), 377–389.
“We are all more blind to what we have than to what we have not.”—Audre Lorde