Make a list of all you've accomplished so far in 2021. Make note of the highs you celebrated, as well as the lows you learned from. Write down why you're grateful for each of these accomplishments.
Write about the last time you pampered yourself, whether it was a delicious meal or a luxurious bath. What did it feel like to indulge in self-care? What aspects of that experience are you grateful for?
Make a list of everyone in your life, from your closest friends to your frenemies to the barista at Starbucks who sells you coffee each day.
Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and tune into your body. How does it feel, in this very moment? What parts of your body are you grateful for? Write down what you appreciate about your body, just as it is.
Take a moment to think about your favorite method of expressing yourself. Do you like to sing? To write? To share selfies?
Write down why you're grateful for your job. Even if it's just that it pays the bills, it's still an amazing asset to be grateful for.
Make a list of the people in your life who've shown up for you recently. Take note of how they've gone out of their way to love and support you, and why you're grateful for their support.
Write down something you've read, listened to, or studied in the last couple of months. What did you learn about, and how did it affect you on a deeper level?
Make a list of all the places you've traveled to this year. Include local trips, like discovering new restaurants and taking your dog to a park you'd never visited before!
Pause to reflect for a moment on who you were at the start of 2021. What has changed? Have you grown in your career? Moved to a new apartment? Got a houseplant and watched it grow?
Take a few minutes to write down your values. Think deeply about what's important to you as you do this. Then, write down all the ways you've embodied your values recently,
Close your eyes and notice your emotional state. Are you feeling sad? Happy? Nostalgic? Melancholy? Write a few paragraphs about how you're feeling, then take a moment to read them back to yourself.