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Hiya GT!

We haven’t had a Good Things post in a looooong time.

But I know *my* mental health could use some positive things to try contradicting the continuous slog of crap right now.

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And I’d bet that at least a few of y’all are in the same boat.

So let’s start sharing some *good* things we’re experiencing. They don’t need to be big. They can be TINY, just as long as they’re bright spots for you.

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For those of you who want to play, but don’t want to share with the interwebs, you CAN play along at home, just by grabbing paper & something to write on, and finding 3 things per day, which made you happy/grateful/brought a smile.

It’s basically a type of gratitude journaling, and has been found over a six-week span, to be as effective as starting certain medications (I first learned about it through The Bounceback Project);

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There’s good research, through Duke, Michigan, and iirc, Berkeley, on the science (I’ll attach links in the comments, because Kinja is Kinja), but it can be as simple as finding 3 TINY things that were good in your day, and thinking of them before you sleep.

So let’s try.

If *i* don’t get the post up by... 3 pm? (Central), PLEASE feel free to get one up & going!! Anyone can join in, and anyone can get it started.😁💖

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So,What were YOUR good things today?

Big things?

Small ones?

What was good in YOUR day today?

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