I am grateful/thankful for ... (example 1 - short list)

  • Where I live.
  • Having amazing friendships / great supportive friends around me.
  • My physical and mental health.
  • A comfortable bed
  • My past failures that have taught me important lessons
  • The time and energy to write in the mornings.
  • For being financially free.
  • My child’s smile.
  • Clean water to drink.

I am grateful/thankful for ... (example 2 - much more detailed list)

  • Sense of sight – For letting me see the colours of life.
  • Sense of hearing – For letting me hear trickle of rain, the voices of loved ones, and the harmonious chords of music.
  • Sense of touch – For letting me feel the texture of my clothes, the breeze of the wind, the hands of my loved ones.
  • Sense of smell – For letting me smell scented candles, perfumes, and beautiful flowers in my garden.
  • Sense of taste – For letting me savour the sweetness of fruits, the saltiness of seawater, the sourness of pickles, the bitterness of bitter gourd, and the spiciness of chilli.
  • My speech – For giving me the outlet to express myself.
  • My heart – For pumping blood to all the parts of my body every second since I was born; for giving me the ability to feel.
  • My lungs – For letting me breathe so I can live.
  • My immune system – For fighting viruses that enter my body. For keeping me in the peek of my health so I can do the things I love.
  • My hands – So I can type on my computer, flip the pages of books, and hold the hands of my loved ones.
  • My legs – For letting me walk, run, swim, play the sports I love, and curl up in the comfort of my seat.
  • My mind – For the ability to think, to store memories, and to create new solutions.
  • My good health – For enabling me to do what I want to do and for what I will do in the future.
  • My school – For providing an environment that promotes learning and growing.
  • My teachers – For their dedication and for passing down knowledge to me.
  • Tears – For helping me express my deepest emotions.
  • Disappointment – So I know the things that matter to me most.
  • Fears – So I know my opportunities for growth.
  • Pain – For me to become a stronger person.
  • Sadness – For me to appreciate the spectrum of human emotions.
  • Happiness – For me to soak in the beauty of life.
  • The Sun – For bringing in light and beauty to this world.
  • Sunset – For a beautiful sight to end the day.
  • Moon and Stars – For brightening up our night sky.
  • Sunrise – For a beautiful sight to start the morning.
  • Rain – For cooling me when it gets too warm and for making it comfy to sleep in on weekends.
  • Snow – For making winter even more beautiful.
  • Rainbows – For a beautiful sight to look forward to after rain.
  • Oxygen – For making life possible.
  • The earth – For creating the environment for life to begin.
  • Mother nature – For covering our world in beauty.
  • Animals – For adding to the diversity of life.
  • Internet – For connecting me and others despite the physical space between us.
  • Transport – For making it easier to commute from one place to another.
  • Mobile phones – For making it easy to stay in touch with others.
  • Computers – For making our lives more effective and efficient.
  • Technology – For making impossible things possible.
  • Movies – For providing a source of entertainment.
  • Books – For adding wisdom into my life.
  • Blogs – For connecting me with other like-minded people.
  • Shoes – For protecting my feet when I’m out.
  • Time – For a system to organize myself and keep track of activities.
  • My job – For giving me a source of living and for being a medium where I can add value to the world.
  • Music – For lifting my spirits when I’m down and for filling my life with more love.
  • My bed – For me to sleep comfortably in every night.
  • My home – For a place I can call home.
  • My soul mate – For being the one who understands everything I’m going through.
  • My best friends – For being there for me whenever I need them.
  • My parents – for giving birth to me. Because if there is no them, there will not be me.
  • My haters – For helping me uncover my blind spots so I can become a better person.
  • Kind strangers – For brightening up my days when I least expect it.
  • My mistakes – For helping me to improve and become better.
  • Heartbreaks – For helping me mature and become a better person.
  • Laughter – For serenading my life with joy.
  • Love – For letting me feel what it means to truly be alive.
  • Life’s challenges – For helping me grow and become who I am and want to be.
  • Life – For giving me the chance to experience all that I’m experiencing, and will experience in time to come.
  • Me – For being who I am and impacting the world with my presence.

I am grateful/thankful for ... (example 3 - personalised list)

  • Dancing to my favourite band ‘X’ with my girlfriend in the mornings.
  • Sweet potatoes.
  • The dinner I have planned with friends in a couple weeks.
  • The great book I’m reading.
  • A comfortable bed.
  • How excited my dog was to see me when I came home
  • Having a phone to text my gratitude list on.
  • Having someone to text.