Gratitude journal
three good things

Oct 9, 2019


A short trip to Edinburgh threw up much to be grateful for. Our train was on time! Yeah. Our hotel was excellent! It only rained a little bit. Alex was able to get away from St Andrews for 24 hours and join us.

The Ampleforth Society reception was an outstanding success. Held in the New Club, we had a more guests that we could have hoped for and it was a real pleasure to catch up with old friends, including recent leavers and Lourdes pilgrims, not seen for some time. The canapés and drinks were excellent, as were the Ampleforth Pipes and Drums.

A few of us formed an after party, heading off to one of the few restaurants still open that late at night, with the added bonus that the students with us got us a substantial discount on the bill by simply producing a student card. Magic.

To round off the evening we headed for the well known Wally Dug for a few nightcaps.

On a short walk round Edinburgh we came across this sign on a wall, which took our fancy.

A Gratitude Journal is just a simple way of
recording and appreciating the good things in life.

Research shows that keeping a gratitude journal leads to
higher levels of alertness, happiness and positive emotions as well as
a stronger immune system, lower blood pressure and better sleep.

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