Gratitude Practice

Feeling sad or anxious, or depressed is normal. Feeling heavy at heart or not feeling very good is a part of life that you can always overcome. Your mental health pal has developed some comforting activities that can help enhance your mood. 

Remember, we are there for you always. 

These self-help exercises are not a substitute for any expert care. If you require medical attention or have difficulties with your mental health, please see a doctor or therapist. If you’re in a crisis or considering self-harm, helplines can offer free, confidential assistance.

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In a crisis, text “NAMI” to 741741


Practicing gratitude means appreciating little things in your life. It will allow you to see the good in small things you always ignore.

Step 2

 You should start noticing at least one good thing in your day, big or small, doesn’t matter! 

Step 3

Start expressing gratitude to the people around you, tell them why you are thankful towards them to start practicing it by saying

I am thankful towards you because you make me feel ___________________.

Step 4

Do an act of kindness every day, not for others but for yourself. So you can sleep with a smile on your face and peace in your heart.