Since today is the first day of November and the month to be thankful, I though it was appropriate to discuss how showing gratitude benefits us (and give you a free printable!). Writing in a gratitude journal on a regular basis can help you lower stress, gain new perspectives and helps you focus on what really matters. I talk a lot about how simplifying your life can create an overall happier life and keeping a gratitude journal helps you gain clarity on what you can remove from your life that does not bring happiness. If you would like to start a gratitude journal but don’t know where to start, download my free printable mini gratitude journal below.
I created this mini gratitude journal with 30 pages of prompts and questions to get you thinking about how you can be grateful. Sometimes all we need is a small reminder about the things we should appreciate and things we may take for granted. This appreciation is what makes life worth living!
Benefits of a Gratitude Journal:
- Increased happiness
- Deepen relationships with others
- Lowers stress
- Strengthens emotions
- Creates an optimistic attitude
- Reduces materialism
- Increases spiritualism
- Improves sleep
- Makes you more likely to exercise
- Reduces feelings of envy
- Increases your goal achievement
With the many benefits of writing in a gratitude journal, why not start now? Well, I’m making it easy for you to start a gratitude journal with my free printable! Download it below!
The PDF file includes:
- One (1) teal & pink cover with 30 corresponding pages
- One (1) black & tan cover with 30 corresponding pages
Assembling the Mini Gratitude Journal:
- Print the cover page on your color choice of card stock (I used white and craft colored card stock).
- Print the rest of the pages on printer paper (print front and back, fit to page).
- Cut on the indicated lined (I used a paper cutter) and fold on the center line.
- Assemble the book together and staple the center fold.
How to use your gratitude journal:
- Keep at your bedside and write in it daily for the month of November
- It’s small enough to fit in your pocket/handbag/briefcase for daily entries
- Gift to loved ones or children
- Give as a Thanksgiving favor to guests
- Print enough pages to use all year long
Do you do anything year-round or during the month of November to show gratitude?
Grab the Free Printable Gratitude Journals!
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