Practicing gratitude can help improve your overall well-being and outlook on life.
Below are 25 questions you can ask yourself to cultivate gratitude.
Choose ONE that resonates with you and spend some time answering the question and then reflecting on your answer.
- What are three things I’m grateful for in this moment?
- Who has shown me kindness recently, and how can I express my gratitude to them?
- What small, everyday things am I thankful for?
- How have my past challenges and difficulties helped me grow or learn?
- What is a positive quality or characteristic about myself that I appreciate?
- What opportunities or experiences have I had that I’m thankful for?
- How can I show appreciation for my family and their support in my life?
- In what ways have my friends enriched my life, and how can I let them know I’m grateful?
- What have I learned from my mistakes or setbacks, and how have they made me stronger?
- How can I express gratitude for the beauty of nature and the world around me?
- What hobbies or interests bring me joy and make me thankful for my free time?
- What are some of the simple pleasures in life that I often overlook?
- How has someone’s advice or guidance positively impacted my life, and can I thank them for it?
- In what ways has technology made my life easier, and how can I appreciate it more?
- How can I be more thankful for my health and well-being?
- What books, movies, or music have inspired me and brought joy into my life?
- How have my education and experiences shaped me into the person I am today?
- What acts of kindness have I witnessed in others, and how can I pay it forward?
- What cultural or historical events am I grateful for, and how have they shaped society?
- How can I express gratitude for the comforts and conveniences in my life?
- What positive changes have I seen in the world that I’m thankful for?
- How have my dreams and aspirations given me a sense of purpose and gratitude?
- What moments with loved ones do I cherish, and how can I create more of them?
- How can I appreciate the present moment and the simple pleasures it offers?
- What opportunities do I have to give back and show gratitude through acts of kindness and generosity?
I hope you love this exercise!