Thanksgiving in the USA (Canada too) is a time we show love and anticipate a gathering with our family and friends, but starts out with the hustle and bustle of shopping for the perfect Thanksgiving Table with plenty of yummy food.
Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for everything in your life. It is time for everyone to remember that they should not take certain things for granted. Gratitude helps us all to see how truly blessed we are.
There are numerous ways to express your true gratitude. A side from the traditional Thanksgiving family dinner, there is so much more ways to give our love and thanks.
The Christmas Holiday is all over the place.
Songs playing, you see it everywhere in stores, restaurants, holiday window displays, these are a few festive signs of the holidays.
Not to mention the black Friday and Cyber Monday Holiday sale madness, it becomes very commercialized and you may not feel the true meaning and spirit.
It also can create a feeling of sadness, experiencing loneliness this season. if you’re of them. There are ways to overcome the Holiday blues.
Volunteer or donate something to help a family in need.
Most people consider family being the most important part of the Thanksgiving Holiday (yes they are a blessing), we can’t forget about the people in our area who are in need.
Doing something special, giving your time for free is one of the best ways to express our gratitude on Thanksgiving.
Making a Thanksgiving special dinner for a family in need is a great way to show gratitude on this day.
Spend time with people you love
It’s great to have family and friends to come to Thanksgiving dinner. But many people are alone on Thanksgiving.
If you know your neighbor or friend has no one to be with on Thanksgiving this year, call them over to join your family Thanksgiving dinner. It can make a person happier with the company and togetherness.
Creating a Thanksgiving atmosphere
Create a thankful energy and decorate your home incorporating organic things like twigs, leaves, stones and acorns into your Holiday decorations, expressing gratitude for nature.
Appreciate the little things
A loving hug, kind words can express your deep gratefulness much better than an expensive gift. Giving complements to everybody, people needs to be loved and hugged.
Thanksgiving is the time to share your love and appreciation. Get your family involved with doing something positive on this day. Thanksgiving is the best time to say thank you to everyone.
Another way to give thanks is appreciating life is to use gratitude to put things in proper perspective. Any time things are not going your way, just remember that difficulty has within it the seed of a greater benefit to it.
Ask yourself -What is positive about this situation?, how can I learn something from this? and how will I gain a benefit from this?
I want to wish all of my readers, followers, listeners, clients and family a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving.