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Guides, Devotionals, and Journals – Books That Will Make You Feel Grateful

Books That Will Make You Feel Grateful

Today I am sharing seven books that will make you feel grateful! Did you know that gratitude is linked to happiness? It really is. So there is no question that we ourselves and everyone we care about would be happier and enjoy a better quality of life if we truly owned a deep sense of gratitude. But how do we manage that?

How do we put aside so many competing experiences and emotions and settle ourselves into a life of appreciation? To get us started, I have gathered this collection of popular books that make you feel thankful so we call all start focusing on owning our gratitude and living a happier life overall. Let’s get started.

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Guides, Devotionals, and Journals That Inspire Gratitude

Good Days Start With Gratitude: A 52-Week Guide To Cultivate An Attitude Of Gratitude: Gratitude Journal from Pretty Simple Press.

From the book:

Good Days Start With Gratitude is a 52-week guide to cultivate an attitude of gratitude! It is a self-exploration journal designed to focus on being thankful for what we have, the big things in life, as well as the simple joys. Each well designed weekly spread contains an inspirational quote, space to write 3 things you are thankful for each day of the week, and a weekly checkpoint.

One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp:

I’ve given this one as gifts to some of my very favorite people.

From the book:

In One Thousand Gifts, Ann invites you to discover a way of seeing that opens your eyes to ordinary amazing grace, a way of living that is fully alive, and a way of becoming present to God that brings you deep and lasting joy. It’s only in the expression of gratitude for the life we already have, we discover the life we’ve always wanted . . . a life we can take, give thanks for, and break for others. We come to feel and know the impossible right down in our bones: we are wildly loved – by God.

The One Minute Gratitude Journal by Brenda Nathan:

From the book:

Cultivating an attitude of gratitude yields many benefits: physical, mental, and spiritual. In this Journal, you have the flexibility to write down the dates of entry and not feel guilty if you miss a day. There are also pages in this journal where you can just draw something beautiful.

Prayer Journal for Women: 52 Week Scripture, Devotional & Guided Prayer Journal by Shannon Roberts

From the book:

This journal includes a weekly inspiring Bible verse to reflect and meditate on throughout your week, giving you time to memorize the verse and ingrain it into your heart and soul. A “Reflect” page with thoughts and questions prompted by the weekly Scripture verse, along with space to record your own thoughts and responses. Two full pages to journal your praise for God, your prayer requests, the things on your heart, and how you wish to be taught and guided, as well as a Bible verse about the power of prayer. A tracker with space to record your prayers, so you can see how God moves in your life throughout the course of a year.

Thanks A Thousand: A Gratitude Journey by A.J. Jacobs

From the book:

The idea was deceptively simple: New York Times bestselling author A.J. Jacobs decided to thank every single person involved in producing his morning cup of coffee. The resulting journey takes him across the globe, transforms his life, and reveals secrets about how gratitude can make us all happier, more generous, and more connected.

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun By Gretchen Rubin

From the book:

In this lively and compelling account—now updated with new material by the author—Rubin chronicles her adventures during the twelve months she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, current scientific research, and lessons from popular culture about how to be happier. Among other things, she found that novelty and challenge are powerful sources of happiness; that money can help buy happiness when spent wisely; that outer order contributes to inner calm; and that the very smallest of changes can make the biggest difference.

The Book of Awesome by Neil Pasricha

From the book:

The Book of Awesome reminds us that the best things in life are free (yes, your grandma was right). With laugh-out-loud observations from award-winning comedy writer Neil Pasricha, The Book of Awesome is filled with smile-inducing moments on every page that make you feel like a kid looking at the world for the first time. Read it and you’ll remember all the things there are to feel good about.

Did you find a book about gratitude that has you excited? I hope you have. I also have some cool resources right here on Geez, Gwen that are designed to cultivate a sense of gratitude.

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