Today I started a challenge; taking photos for 100 days and posting them to Facebook to appreciate and find gratitude in my life.
This concept is not mine, and I believe has been around for a few years now.
A friend suggested that I partake this year with her, a challenge I eagerly accepted.
The concept is to stop and recognize the amazing things in your life, to build a community united in positivity and gratitude.
Things very dear to my heart!
As I sit in my new swinging egg chair in my garden outside my newly painted house, I feel like the most fortunate person in the world.
I believe this challenge is quite difficult for some; to find something to be grateful for, to stop and appreciate things is not easy for everyone.
This task is a challenge for me, but not in the way you may expect.
I have so much to be grateful for, I simply do not know where to begin.
So today I started off small -my swinging egg chair.
I am grateful that I can laugh at the ridiculous things I do like pushing my new purchase in the worlds largest box through the check out, the shopping centre and laugh at the many people stopping to point and laugh at me.
I am grateful that I have worked hard all day, assembling furniture, cleaning the house, and creating a beautiful environment that I can now relax with my new purchase and stop to be grateful.
I sit in my new chair, I write, I take photos, I have snacks, I drink a glass of wine and all the while I appreciate every aspect of my current life.
So today I begin a challenge, to share and spread positivity, to keep my creative side active and alert and to ensure I simply remain grateful for the people, things, events and moments in my life.