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Remembering my first Thanksgiving....

I remember my first Thanksgiving. It was 15 years ago, in 2007. I had been living in Miami for 6 months.


We celebrated with our new friends, our first friends in the USA. None of us was American: French, Argentinean, Irish… but we all embraced this very American tradition!


It was love at first sight 🥰


I loved the sharing of this hearty meal.


And this moment when we all shared what we were grateful for.


Oh what a powerful moment.


I remember tears in my eyes as I was sharing what I was grateful for. I experienced deeply the power of gratitude that day.


Thanksgiving is from this day, by far, my favorite holiday.


It is a tradition we can all celebrate together. A holiday that belongs to all and where all belong.

It is a holiday that reminds us of all the things we are grateful for in our life.


I love the spirit of Thanksgiving. It is the best of the American spirit!


I learnt later in my life how important cultivating gratitude is and how it contributes to our wellbeing.


I now cultivate gratitude as part of my self-care routine, the routine that also supports me in keeping control over my old habit of anxiety.


And I will add: I am grateful for you reading this post! Thank you! ❤️🙏🏻


Happy Thanksgiving!




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