Thank You Journal

by Allison @ Alli 'n Son on May 6, 2010

Thank You Journal @ Alli 'n Son

When I’m having a rough day, or things just don’t seem to be going my way, I often find myself in a downward spiral. I look at my life and find flaws in just about everyone. Let me tell you, this is not a healthy habit.

So when I find myself finding flaws in the way I put my socks on (I can’t believe I put the left sock on first. Stupid, stupid, stupid), I try to take stock of my life and focus on the things that I’m thankful for. It’s such a breath of fresh air, focusing on all of the wonderful things in my life.

Enter, the Thank You Journal

So, I’ve decided to start a new blog carnival. It’s called the Thank You Journal (inspired by Mom Advice’s post on Shifting Your Focus To Thankfullness). Each week I’ll be posting a list, long or short, of the things that I’m thankful for. Somethings they will be life changing and sometimes they will just be things that I enjoy. But they will always be people, events or things that I’m blessed to have in my life.

I’d love it if you would join me in this. Each Thursday I’ll be posting my Thank You Journal, along with a linky for you to share your journal.

The Rules

It’s pretty simple really.

  1. Link with the permanent address to the post, not the address to your blog.
  2. Link back to this post (and add the button if you like).
  3. Visit other Thank You Journals, and comment. Every blogger is thankful for comments. :-)

Thank You Journal @ Alli 'n Son

I hope you’ll join me.

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1 Allison May 6, 2010 at 10:32 am

My name is Allison too, so I had to stop by your blog! Too cute!

2 Justine May 6, 2010 at 11:36 am

Great idea! Would love to join you some time.

3 I'm a full-time mummy May 6, 2010 at 12:15 pm

Hi Allison @ Alli ‘n Son!

Thanks for visiting my blog earlier! Your Thank You Journal sounds fun!

Have a blessed day ahead! :)
.-= I’m a full-time mummy ´s last blog ..Ben’s Playroom is Ready!!! =-.

4 Christine LaRocque May 6, 2010 at 12:55 pm

Love this idea, especially as I find myself in my own downward spiral. I’ll definitely try to jump on board!
.-= Christine LaRocque´s last blog ..The Lonely Stay-at-Home-Mom =-.

5 Allison May 6, 2010 at 7:26 pm

@Christine LaRocque, Can’t wait to see your post.

6 Mrs Soup May 6, 2010 at 2:10 pm

I love this idea. I’m all over it.

7 Mrs Soup May 6, 2010 at 3:50 pm

I love love love this. Even put a reminder in my phone so I don’t forget.
.-= Mrs Soup´s last blog ..You Capture – Spring Too =-.

8 Allison May 6, 2010 at 7:25 pm

@Mrs Soup, Yay! Can’t wait to see your post next week.

9 Amy May 6, 2010 at 5:20 pm

Oh how sweet, I just love this!! You are such a sweetheart to link back and I am always so thankful for your visits. You are one of a kind, my friend!!!
.-= Amy´s last blog ..Amy’s Notebook 05.05.10 =-.

10 Allison May 6, 2010 at 7:24 pm

@Amy, Thanks for writing that inspiring post!

11 Doing the Mom Thing May 6, 2010 at 5:25 pm

Yay! I love this idea. It’s such a good thing to take stock of some positives in life, especially when it’s so easy to get caught up in the negatives. Thanks for hosting this — can’t wait to participate. :)
.-= Doing the Mom Thing´s last blog ..Dance Dance Revolution =-.

12 Kate May 6, 2010 at 7:02 pm

Great idea. I forget to do this with myself, but often remind my daughter. Funny. Let’s think about the joys of our days!
.-= Kate´s last blog ..Some days I wonder about the ‘adult’ thing. =-.

13 Allison May 6, 2010 at 7:24 pm

@Kate, I hope to see you next week with a link!

14 sheila May 7, 2010 at 4:08 am

this sounds wonderful!
.-= sheila´s last blog ..Miscellaneous Musings The Great Outdoors =-.

15 dupebeeding August 9, 2010 at 9:06 am

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