Use the Conversation Starter of the Day to ignite a positive discussion.
Have you ever eaten a triple patty burger?
What’s one lesson you learned from a teenager?
Is there a country you visited that you wish you hadn’t visited?
Does a phone ringing excite you or give you the sense of “oh no”?
Which is your favorite – chicken or tuna salad?
Is there a movie that makes you cry every time you watch it?
Describe your perfect vacation?
Discuss the Inspiration Moment of the Day to inspire feelings of positivity.
“A southern goodbye is saying bye 20 times and standing around talking for another half an hour while slowly inching your way toward the door.” – myincrediblerecipes.com
“Being a parent means knowing how to unwrap a candy bar without making any noise.” – unknown
Cat thought: “As long as everything is exactly the way I want it, I’m totally flexible.” – unknown
“In South Caroline, winter starts at 6 am, spring starts at 10 am, summer is at 2 pm, and fall starts around 4:30ish.” – unknown
“You know you’re getting old when friends with benefits mean having someone who can drive at night.” – unknown
The proper term for a senior lady should be “queenager”. – unknown
“Remember if you lose a sock in the dryer, it comes back as a Tupperware lid that doesn’t fit any of your containers.” – unknown
Begin each day by reciting the Daily Statement of Thankfulness or offer your own out loud or silently. Next, follow the daily prompt.
I am thankful for all the good I have experienced over the course of my life and for the good I helped others experience.
I am thankful for the growth and strength my challenges afforded me and for the times I was able to help others through their challenges.
I am thankful to have loved others and to have been loved by others.
I am thankful for the lessons I learned and for those I helped to teach.
I am thankful for the efforts I made and the work I did and for the efforts that were made and for the work others did on my behalf.
I am thankful for the laughter I have enjoyed and for the times I was able to make others smile.
I am thankful I have had so many people, things, and experiences in my life to be grateful for.
Say out loud what you are grateful for at this moment.
Draw something you have been grateful for in your lifetime.
Visualize someone you are or were grateful for.
Write down anything in the world that you are grateful for.
Think about something others were grateful to you for during your lifetime. For example: Did you teach someone to fish or bake their favorite cookie? Did you hold the door for strangers? Did you teach Sunday School or give a friend a ride to work?
Think of someone you would like to thank if you could for something they did. Examples: the military for keeping us safe or your first-grade teacher or the cruise ship captain who kept you safe as you vacationed.
Name one thing in each category that you are or have been thankful for: