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Prayer/ Meditation/ Mantras. An expression of gratitude before a meal or before bedtime or upon waking are all common and wonderful times to verbalise gratitude. Why not meditate on gratitude too?! Meditating on the word 'gratitude' would be one suggestion. Meditating on the concept of gratitude would be another. Or simply meditate on all the things you are grateful for. Try googling "guided gratitude meditation." I don't have any to recommend as I have not done this, but guided meditations can be great-- hopefully there is a good one on gratitude. Let me know if you find one!
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Gratitude Poster. As a family, a group, or individually, make a gratitude poster. This is a fantastic idea for a special occasion: Thanksgiving, New Year's Eve, someone's birthday, or some other milestone. Depending on personal preference, the poster can be drawn, painted, collaged from magazines, etc. The theme/occasion will inspire the direction of the poster. For example, if it is for someone's birthday, it would make sense to express all the things the guests are grateful about that person. If it is New Year's Eve, perhaps a poster of all the things you are grateful for from the past year.
Garland of Gratitude. Use string, yarn, ribbon, or streamers and tape/glue written gratitudes onto it. Write the gratitudes out on paper leaves, flowers, or a shape of your choice. This would be a fun party or dinner activity whereby the guests help decorate!
Sing a song of gratitude.
Dance a dance of gratitude.
Write a poem of gratitude.
Start a gratitude blog... a 365 day challenge!
Collect quotes on gratitude, create a booklet... give it as a gift.
Create gratitude cards... with quotes, or your own expressions, or as thank you cards.
Tell someone why you are grateful they are in your life.
Give a gift just because, in the name of gratitude.
I found this lovely idea on "Show Me Crafts" blog: Gratitude Tree
How do you like to express your gratitude?