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1. Each night, say one thing you are grateful for.
2. Write a Thank You note to someone this week.
3. Take 30 seconds to breathe, the easiest way to be grateful for your own existence.
4. Do nothing for 2 minutes: you can make time for yourself and enjoy your own presence without consuming something.
5. Call a friend that you haven’t talked to in a while.
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