Can you believe that it’s almost December?!
Given that my November Challenge was a cumbersome undertaking, I thought that I’d take on an easier challenge for December.
Holiday time tends to make life a little more chaotic as well. Right?!
Commercialism tends to take so much away from the season that I’ve decided that my December Challenge will be:
30 Days of Gratitude
My original plan for December was to have 30 days of “random acts of kindness”. My thought wasn’t to have each day be some type of extravagant kindness, but more moments of telling somebody when I liked their shirt or haircut…you get the idea. Taking time to notice and stepping out of my comfort zone into being a conversation initiator.
I will likely incorporate this into my December Challenge, but it will be a secondary challenge for myself.
Why? you might be asking.
The problem for me came at the end when I would be talking about whether or not I accomplished the goal.
It felt like it would become a “Hey look at me being a decent human being. You know…the kind that I always should be.”
So while I will be incorporating throughout December, I will likely only address snippets of what I learned and likely not the kindnesses I offered.
That is how I came to decide that December would be focusing on the many things that I am grateful for.
To give me a specific daily goal, I did some digging around the Internet. I didn’t want to write out my own gratitude challenge since then I would already have thought of my response as I wrote it.
You can find the 30 day challenge that I’m opting to follow here.
The challenge was originally used on their blog for gratitude during the month of November.
I will be using the daily prompts as a focal point. I don’t know if I will use photos or words or a combination of both as I reflect on my gratitude.
If you are joining with me on 30 days of gratitude throughout December, be sure to let me know in the comments.
I’d love to have you along.
Sprinkle some random acts of kindness throughout the month as well. Words are free and they have the potential to change somebody’s day.
Let your light shine!