Gratitude Journal: Time to Play

| by Greater Good Science Center

Got Gratitude?  Share it here! 

Welcome to our community gratitude journal, open to all who’d like to express their thanks or share a happy thought. 

I am thankful for the sound of children laughing.  It always makes me smile.

I’m happy that my 4 year old is finally catching onto the idea of what to say at the “what we are thankful for” portion of dinner.
A Mom

I’m thankful for the neat pictures folks send to the Gratitude Journal.  Neat idea!  They make me smile.
Still Smiling

I am grateful for my Mama because she likes to do fun things and for going to the art store.
Chiara, age 4

I’m thankful that a friend’s son-in-law, who has completed several military tours to Iraq and is suffering from PTSD,  will get the help he needs.
A Friend

I am grateful for my boss who values work/life balance.
Guy Who Works From Home a Lot

I’m grateful for a husband who likes to cook.
Janine Kovac

Every week we post a photo submitted by one of our readers along with all the happy and thankful comments gathered throughout the week. 

To contribute, email your gratitude (a sentence or two would be great) or your favorite photo to .  We can always use more photos!

You can also contribute by commenting at the bottom of this post.  Please include: your name if you’d like us to use it and any other info you’d like us to list, e.g., if the “gratitude” is from one of your children, it would be great to know his or her age.