Work is not particularly easy when you're a professional librarian working as a secretary. This isn't exactly where I thought I would be, but it's where I am and I have to be thankful for that. So, in that spirit, I started jotting down five things every morning. But in a totally non-cheesy way. I call my list:
Five Things to Brighten Your Day
Despite the BS That May Get in Your Way
Catchy right? I have a little notebook I keep in my bag and I write down five funny or touching or random things to keep me focused on being positive. For instance, funny songs on the radio. This morning I heard the super club remix of Roar by Katy Perry before 8:00 am. That's odd. I'm also often thankful for coffee. Sometimes multiple times in one day. Also making the list quite often my hubby (who just had a birthday!) and my dog. Reading is also a big one.
To me it's not quite as hokey as Gratitude Journal, which if that's what you like, cool, but I feel a little hippy-dippy doing those. This is mostly just funny things that make me smile.
So, when BS threatens to ruin your day, just remember that your favorite pajamas and a big cup of hot chocolate are waiting for you at home. That's gotten me through more than one day!