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We cannot afford to be separate. We have to see that all of us are in the same boat.

— Dorothy Height

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Begin your journey with these foundational grateful living practices.

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For continued support, dive into our full collection of daily grateful living practices below.

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Approaching Daily Tasks with Leisure

by Joe Primo, Grateful Living
A daily practice of giving time to what requires time and deepening your relationship to…
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A Path to Liberating Yourself From Fear

by Joe Primo, Grateful Living
This guided practice will help you notice fearful thoughts, examine them, and commit to holding…
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Clearing the Clutter for Hope

by Joe Primo, Grateful Living
Before you can explore and further cultivate a hopeful heart, you will take inventory. This…
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Practices

Awakening to Life Beyond Perfection

by Joe Primo, Grateful Living
This guided visualization invites you to envision today as your last day, gathering the expectations…
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Practices

The Constellation of Your Belonging

by Sheryl Chard, Grateful Living
There’s something illuminating in developing a practice that reminds us of the ways we are…
Practices

Light A Candle – 12 Days, 12 Values

by The Grateful Living Team
This 12-day practice offers an invitation to light a candle each day for one of…
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Practices

7-Day Gratitude Journey

by The Grateful Living Team
This guided journey — created in collaboration with our partners at Holstee and hosted on…
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Practices

30 Daily Practice Ideas for Living Gratefully

by The Grateful Living Team
This offering of 30 daily gratitude practice ideas ranges from simple actions to reflective meditations…
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Practices

Daily Questions: Our Invitation to Mystery

by The Grateful Living Team
Returning to the magic and mystery of questions as a daily practice, we continually open…

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