Weekly Gratitude 2019 15/52

2019 weekly gratitude

Who would have thought – it’s another Sunday! This week has seemed like the longest week thanks to a lot going on at work for me. I was ready for the weekend on Tuesday. By the time Friday came around, I was emotionally and mentally spent! Consequently, it’s been a relatively quiet weekend as opposed to my normal super social ones. Anyway, here are just some of the things I’m grateful for from 7th April to 13th April 2019.

Breakfast with a friend and good conversation on Sunday morning

Getting some life admin done on Sunday that I’d been procrastinating on for a while and still getting to the beach

Finishing a couple of amazing books this week – Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the terror of death by Irvin Yalom on Sunday, and Yellow by Megan Jacobsen on Friday

Finding new music on Spotify

Exercising every weekday and getting stronger

Realising that sometimes, I do make a difference in the lives of my clients

Book club mid week with good food and good chats

Interesting conversations with some of the other psychologists on other teams

Buying myself flowers

Lots of kitty cuddles when I’m home

Brunch and a lovely walk by the foreshore with my friend on Saturday

My friend believing in me and reminding me I am actually a courageous and confident person {something I forget easily!}

I’m actually not fussed about the week ahead – it’s a short one as there’s a long weekend ahead. But it also means work could potentially get a little crazy.

How was your week?

Do share!

***Linking with Denyse for Life this Week***

Until next time,

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  • Lilian Magill
    14 April 2019 at 8:47 am

    Thank you. I hadn’t thought about doing a weekly gratitude, I’ve done a yearly one. Love this idea.
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    • Sanch @ Sanch Writes
      14 April 2019 at 10:51 am

      I did it last year and loved it so I kept it up this year as well. I keep a gratitude journal personally on a daily basis anyway at the moment

  • Ness
    15 April 2019 at 8:27 pm

    You are definitely a courageous and confident person. I’m sure you make a difference to your clients and your readers. You know, I used to scoff at this gratitude thing but I’ve dabbled a bit lately and it does help. Thanks for the reminder.

    • Sanch @ Sanch Writes
      15 April 2019 at 8:28 pm

      Haha I used to scoff at it too until I tried it last year! And thank you for your kind words Ness xx

  • Sammie @ The Annoyed Thyroid
    15 April 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Those books sound good – should I add them to my list? I’m just about to finish Carly Findlay’s Say Hello and it’s fabulous. I love your list, I’m grateful that I’m almost lurgy free and enjoyed some r and r (and really good food) in Canberra. Sometimes a change really is as good as a rest!

    • Sanch @ Sanch Writes
      15 April 2019 at 9:03 pm

      Ooh yes, I do recommend them both. I’ll be reviewing Yellow shortly but not sure how to review the other one yet. There are parts of staring at the sun catered to therapists but I think everyone could benefit from it. Good to hear you’re almost feeling better and the trip to Canberra was good. I enjoyed your photos!

  • Bella
    16 April 2019 at 12:33 pm

    I love finding new music on Spotify…and kitty cuddles <3

    • Sanch @ Sanch Writes
      20 April 2019 at 8:31 pm

      How good is Spotify?! Sometimes I wonder how we coped without it! 😛

  • Denyse
    17 April 2019 at 6:57 pm

    I loved the long jetty shot. Nailed it. Drove past yesterday and it was raining so no photos for me.
    Looking forward to seeing you soon over a much awaited coffee!

    Thank you for linking up for #lifethisweek. Next week’s optional prompt is Easter Means This. 16/51 #LifeThisWeek. 41/2019. Hope to see you there!
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    • Sanch @ Sanch Writes
      20 April 2019 at 8:43 pm

      Thanks Denyse! Glad we could catch up today for coffee! 😀

  • Vinodini
    19 April 2019 at 4:49 pm

    You seemed to have had a relaxing weekend. The food pictures look great. And hey, its always good to hear about our strengths from our dear ones, right? Sometimes we tend to forget what we’re capable of and these reminders are just a beautiful way of being aware of our potential. Hope you have a splendid weekend ahead!

    • Sanch @ Sanch Writes
      20 April 2019 at 8:46 pm

      Yeah it’s nice to get reminders like that! I think we tend to be our harshest critics so it’s nice when someone else reminds us of what we are capable of!

  • PamG
    19 April 2019 at 10:12 pm

    I can def relate to the client vibe. But my peepers zeroed in on Spotify– can’t recall the last time I made it a point to prowl for new-to-me tunes. Thx much for a delightful addition to my bullet journal self-care options list. Every tool counts, ‘specially re a writer’s block.
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    • Sanch @ Sanch Writes
      20 April 2019 at 8:49 pm

      Oh the Spotify recommendations are the best! Especially when they say recommend you stuff based on what you’re listening. Kinda like Netflix but in my opinion, better! 🙂 Thanks for visiting Pam!

  • Parul Thakur
    21 April 2019 at 4:57 pm

    I just downloaded Spotify and eager to explore it. You are strong and bold and courageous. And you make a difference in a lot of lives. Not just your clients.
    Keep going, Sanch!
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