Martha Stewart may have popularized the term “good thing,” but I made it my own.
I started keeping Good Things lists in my journal two years ago, during a dreary time in my life. I had gotten so used to seeing the bad stuff — too used to it — that I was losing sight of the good. Making a conscious effort to list them down every week helped me snap out of it. Soon, I realized there were far more blessings than curses in my life.
Making the lists in my journal has become a pleasure of its own. I make up hand-drawn fonts. I add color with crayons or watercolor. I get creative. I get messy. Tonight, I drew the latest Good Things list, and I had so much fun I thought I’d share. This is the first official illustrated edition and probably not the last, so you better like it! There will be more to come.
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