Top 10 Ways To Practice Gratitude

It’s almost that time of year to go around the table say what we’re thankful for at Thanksgiving dinner. For some, it’s an easy task. For others, it can be dreadful. Studies actually show practicing gratefulness can have many positive benefits to your life, including getting better sleep, having greater mental clarity, and feeling happier.

So why just limit this practice to once a year? Try implementing gratefulness into your everyday routine with these tips and tricks.

1. Start a gratefulness group chat

Sounds silly, but it works. Start a group chat with your closest friends or family that is dedicated to listing what you are grateful for each day. Once a day, each of you can list one or as many things you are grateful for that day. This will help keep each other accountable and also a fun way to learn more about each other.

2. Keep a gratitude journal

This one is just for you. Write down things you are grateful for as a reminder of the good things in your life. Whether it’s simply a list or a full page of your thoughts, journaling is such a powerful exercise.

3. Practice meditation

Meditation can be done anytime and anywhere that is best for you. Instead of trying to clear your mind like normal meditation, try reflecting on what brings you joy, peace, comfort, etc. Explore 3 Gratitude Meditations To Bring Your Happiness Harmony and Success.

4. Create visual reminders

Visual reminders are a great way to not only forget about things, but they are also easier to interpret and connect with. Keep a photo of your family on your desk at work or keep a note from a loved one on your bathroom mirror. These little reminders can help us to take a moment during our busy day to reflect on what means most to us.

5. Write a note to someone you appreciate

Take 5 minutes out of your busy schedule to write someone a note of appreciation. Are you grateful that they listened to you when you needed to vent? Or that they helped you move recently? Send a note of thanks to them. A handwritten note goes a long way.

6. Take up volunteering

Find a cause you are passionate about and set aside time to help volunteer. Not only will you learn to appreciate all that you have, but by helping others in need, you will begin to see what really matters in life.

7. Enjoy nature’s beauty

Take a different path than you normally take when walking your dog. Find a new hiking spot. Adventure around the national parks. Whatever your preferred method of getting outdoors looks like, make it a point to really soak it all in. Take the time to notice some of things you wouldn’t normally notice in your busy day to day life. There is so much to explore in this world and it will be sure to make you feel more grounded.

8. Spend time with loved ones

This one might seem like a no-brainer, but often times we forget how much value comes with being surrounded by our loved ones. Surround yourself with people who lift you up and where you can be your authentic self around.

9. Create affirmations

One of the simplest ways to practice gratitude is affirmations. An affirmation is a way to start and end your day with a positive note. Here are are 45 Gratitude Affirmations for a Daily Dose of Thankfulness.

10. Surround yourself with resources

Learn more about how to practice gratitude with podcasts and books. Engaging in these resources will help to keep it top of mind and give you even more advice on how to implement in your daily life.

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The Best Thanksgiving Shirts and Sweatshirts

Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to come together and be thankful for all the blessings that have occurred in the last year. It is also the one time of year where individuals have the opportunity to visit family and friends that they have not seen since the previous year. For some, Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday and we can see why! Eating, shopping, or being lazy – regardless of how you may spend your day, you want to rejoice in all things Thanksgiving! For those of you just can’t get enough of Thanksgiving, Customized Girl has put together a list of the best Thanksgiving shirts and sweatshirts to help you celebrate this day.

Thanksgiving is my game day and I go into full Feast Mode.

Being pregnant around the holidays is the best excuse.

I am thankful for food and food alone.

It’s on your mind and clearly on your belly so put it on a shirt!

Gobble gobble!

I’ll just roll over to the couch now.

There’s no cuter way to dress up your baby bump than with a peek a boo design!

Let’s get wasted… I mean basted.

That’s what they really want.

Mashed purrtatoes are my favorite.

Customized Girl has a variety of designs to choose from. Our Thanksgiving designs are the best at getting you in the holiday spirit and are great to wear all winter long. Be cute, funny, trendy, or all three – our design center allows you to customize and personalize any design in our gallery.

If you are looking for some last minute ideas make sure to check out our Thanksgiving Pinterest board . It is full of amazing tips and tricks to make your Thanksgiving truly special!

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Get Ideas For Thanksgiving with Customized Girl’s Pinterest

What are your big plans for Thanksgiving? Of course some of these plans will include watching the parade, football, skimming some Black Friday ads, and obviously the feast of all feasts. While the meaning of Thanksgiving is to spend time with your family and relax, the whole day can be completely overwhelming. Everyone wants their Thanksgiving holiday to the best and with so many details and only one day to get it all done, Customized Girl wanted to make sure you achieve your goal by providing unique ideas for one memorable Thanksgiving.

We’ve put together a Thanksgiving Pinterest board full of amazing tips and tricks to make your Thanksgiving truly special.

On this board you will find delicious recipes, do it yourself decorations, Thanksgiving apparel, and arts and crafts for all the kids in the family. Pinterest is a great resource for planning any event and we do our best to give our followers one of a kind ideas.

If you are still struggling to think of the most perfect additions to your holidays then make sure you check out this board! Customized Girl’s pinterest page is a great source for custom gifts and holiday ideas!

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Turkey Trot Shirts – No Guilt Later!

What do you have planned for Thanksgiving? Probably a big feast with all the fixings, watching the parade, and sorting through all the great deals you want to take advantage of on Black Friday! While these are all must-haves on Thanksgiving, create a new tradition this year with an activity that is growing in popularity by signing up for your local turkey trot or turkey run! Before dining on a bounty of turkey, yams and pie, choose to get a workout in, so the guilt is gone later!

If you are running a turkey trot this year, stand out from the crowd of participants with turkey trot shirts that are customized by you! We have tons of great designs already started for you so all you have to do is add in the details of your event. Choose a turkey trot design on one of our long sleeve shirts or sweatshirts so you are warm for the entire race or use our design center to place your favorite turkey trot design on any item you would like! Plus, at the end of the race, you’ll have a commemorative shirt to remember this year’s turkey trot and Thanksgiving for years to come!

Want Turkey Trot Shirts? We’ve Got Them!

Turkey Trot Champion Custom Shirt

Turkey Trot Neon Custom Shirt

Turkey Trot Race Custom Shirt

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Custom Shirt

Turkey Trot Custom Shirt

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