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Topic: Three things to be thankful for today

  1. quirkywords
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    9 August 2021 in reply to Guest9337

    I am thankful for

    having a place to go where I am valued

    having family who care

    for my ability to not hold a grudge

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  2. Sleepy21
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    9 August 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    i'm thankful i bought a bag of organic lollypops this week,to come home and have this treat has made me feel better

    im thankful for having an easier lockdown this time round

    i'm thankful i had an additional gp appointment, with psychiatrist on leave. I miss the psychiatrist a bit, got used to my sessions, so this helps keep the momentum

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  3. missep123
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    10 August 2021 in reply to missep123

    Today I am grateful for:

    1) The sun! I was able to sit outside and have a nice picnic in the backyard with my partner. I felt like a little sunflower soaking up the nice weather.

    2) That I have very supportive uni friends! I wasn't feeling like I could attend tonight's zoom class and without hesitation they told me they would update me if there was anything important

    3) For my family, partner, dog and friends

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  4. Sleepy21
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    11 August 2021 in reply to missep123

    i'm thankful for new things

    i'm thankful for someone who knows how to support me and listen

    i'm thankful for email access.

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    11 August 2021

    Today, I am thankful for:

    -snuggles with my dog (how amazing is doggy unconditional love)

    -the cool, crunchy apple I ate before that I grabbed out of the fridge (it was so amazingly tasty, you forget how juicy a cold apple can be)

    -silence (having a day where all I need is quiet)

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  6. Harpbird
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    11 August 2021 in reply to Gabs_

    That’s it gabs, a doggies love it unconditional.

    i am thankful for

    my mom , my world

    my osteopath who has ended a 5 day migraine

    a drink

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  7. Dadoftwo
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    11 August 2021

    Fresh water to drink

    Good food to eat

    Clean air to breathe

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  8. quirkywords
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    11 August 2021 in reply to Doolhof

    I am thankful for

    rain

    Friends

    tasty leftovers

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    12 August 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    yum - tasty leftovers!

    i'm thankful for:

    surviving a tough day

    that i said no to smething today which would've likely been overwhelming and too much

    i'm thankful i have an appointment this week wth my psych, as I don't feel so good

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  10. wail
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    12 August 2021 in reply to Sleepy21

    thankful I lost weight

    thankful I did not have to use public toilets

    thankful my Doctor is overseas

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  11. quirkywords
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    13 August 2021 in reply to wail

    thankful for

    winter sun

    beautiful trees I see on my walk

    legs that allow me to walk

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  12. Gambit87
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    13 August 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    I am thankful for

    The sunny days!

    My girlfriend. I thank my lucky stars for her everyday.

    morning coffee

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  13. Dadoftwo
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    13 August 2021

    Today I'm thankful for:

    Trees

    Science

    Music

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    13 August 2021 in reply to Dadoftwo

    Hello everyone....🤗..

    Today I’m thankful for..

    1..Being woken up by lots of kisses from my fur babies.

    2..A place to call home...

    3..The millions of stars, that make the night sky so magical.

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  15. Ezzi
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    15 August 2021 in reply to Ggrand
    Hello. Today very late sunday evening) I'm thankful to see a beautiful bushy tailed possum sitting on the fence. When i got my powerful torch out to have a good look from a distance I had noticed a baby possum was sitting on mums back. Seeing 2 large and 2 small eyes was awe-inspiring to know that's there's so much to ne thankful even in the dark.
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    15 August 2021 in reply to Ezzi

    hello -

    im thankful for someone telling me they look forward to seeing me and talkn to me... i feel the same

    i'm thankful for being safe and away from my family

    i'm thankful tht i have nice bed linen.

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  17. Hanna3
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    16 August 2021 in reply to Sleepy21

    I am thankful I am not a woman in Afghanistan today.

    I am thankful I get my second Astra Zeneca shot in a couple of weeks.

    And I'm still incredibly thankful for not being a woman in Afghanistan today!

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    16 August 2021 in reply to Guest9337

    Today I am grateful for

    the beautiful sunshine

    the chance to go outside and exercise

    having my friends around me

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  19. quirkywords
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    16 August 2021 in reply to Miz

    Thankful

    for the kindness of strangers

    for talking to my children on phone

    for being able to be patient with a controlling person

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  20. Ezzi
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    16 August 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    I'm thankful for

    The gift of life.

    A neighbour phoned me to find out how I'm faring under lockdown.

    Good food.

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    16 August 2021 in reply to Ezzi

    Today I am thankful for

    - a person who has put me in contact with a counsellor who may be able to help with some of my more specific issues.

    -books, I read for quite a while yesterday and was transported away from my thoughts for a while.

    - the wood fire dried the washing and warmed the house.

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  22. Hanna3
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    17 August 2021 in reply to Doolhof

    I'm grateful for how peaceful it is during the lockdown

    I'm grateful for how people here are encouraging each other and being nice to each other!

    I'm grateful for seeing crinkly eyes above face masks which means the people are smiling!

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  23. Sleepy21
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    17 August 2021 in reply to Doolhof

    good luck with the new counsellor dools, so happy for u!

    im grateful for -

    that its a new day aftr a long night

    that i'm being offered some support during this difficult time

    for having a home

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  24. Ezzi
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    17 August 2021 in reply to Sleepy21

    I'm both thankful and grateful::

    to read so many on the beyond blue forums encouraging each other.

    A chat with a feirndly neighbour during tight lockdown.

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  25. quirkywords
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    19 August 2021 in reply to Ezzi

    Thankful for

    my sight

    my hearing

    my ability to read.

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  26. Ezzi
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    19 August 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    Thankful for:

    A beautiful winter's day in lockdown Victoria.

    Hearing a variety of singing away.

    A nice meal with a cup of tea.

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  27. Ezzi
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    19 August 2021 in reply to Ezzi
    Sorry. It was meant in my previous post- Hearing a variety of Birds singing away :)
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    21 August 2021 in reply to Ezzi

    I slept very late, no dreams, no hassles, made up for being very late to retire

    I went to the movies with my partner -always a delight in her company, and this time the movie was one we both enjoyed

    I think (hopefully) I found the right words for someone that needed them

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  29. Ezzi
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    22 August 2021 in reply to Croix

    Am thankful for:

    Geniune friends of all ages who care for each other.

    Lovely neighbours.

    Fresh clean water to drink.

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  30. Ggrand
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    23 August 2021 in reply to Ezzi

    Today I’m thankful for...

    1...The nurses at the COVID testing station..calming me down, by explaining what they will do...and the understanding and compassion they had for my anxiety...

    2...The rain that’s falling from the heavens....The sound on my tin roof is very calming...

    3...My fur babies....saying good morning to me..

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