Kristan Hoffman - Writing Dreams Into Reality

Thu Jan 10 2013

Quick addendum to my New Year’s thoughts

This year I’m going to attempt to tweet one thing each day that I’m grateful for, using the hashtag #dailygratitude. (Here’s the past week’s worth.) I guess you could call this a resolution, although I didn’t intend it as such. It’s more that I’m a believer in the power of positivity — as well as the draining suckdom of negativity — so this is my way of trying to cultivate a brighter outlook and energy within myself. Also, as a writer I think it’s important to take note of life’s little details.

I will try not to repeat myself too much in these tweets — that would kind of defeat the purpose — but certain things recurringly fill me with joy and are bound to show up more than once. Things like a beautiful day, a delicious meal, good friends, the wild deer roaming my neighborhood, and even my own sweet crazy naughty pup.

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  1. Shari says:
    Thu Jan 10 2013 at 6:59 PM

    I absolutely LOVE this idea and am having fun following along with your tweets. The world would be a better place if only everyone could find something (many things) to be grateful for each day.

  2. Julie Maughon says:
    Fri Jan 11 2013 at 2:03 PM

    I saw your tweet about Yann Tiersen and wondered about the hashtag– now I know! Fantastic idea. :)

  3. Kristan says:
    Sat Jan 12 2013 at 3:36 PM

    “The world would be a better place if only everyone could find something (many things) to be grateful for each day.” My thinking exactly. :)

    Haha, thanks! And yay for Yann Tiersen, eh?

  4. Aisha says:
    Tue Jan 22 2013 at 1:00 PM

    Another fan, I often find myself getting really happy over things that most people wouldn’t see anything special about, like the hue of green in a street sign or something :)

  5. Kristan says:
    Tue Jan 22 2013 at 2:15 PM

    Hehe, I know exactly what you mean. I wonder why stuff like that affects some of us but not others…

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