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Practical Tips to Practice Gratitude With RA

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Happy women hugging each other.
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Father and daughter baking together.
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Gratitude lets us see beyond RA


Gratitude sticky notes.
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Make a plan


Writing positive things in a gratitude journal.
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Journal


Gratitude jar filled with positive notes.
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Create a gratitude jar


Smiling friends fostering positivity.
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Share with a friend


Woman waking up with a smile.
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Add a morning practice


Wind chimes on a porch.
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Embrace sound association


Happy senior couple in a park.
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Use location to trigger positive feelings


Friends cooking together.
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Smell and taste


Senior man hugging his son.
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Appreciate your people


Woman listening to music.
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Play some music or offer up a prayer


Laughing woman having fun on a swing set.
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Change how you think


Cathy Kramer

Cathy Kramer

@cateepoo88

Cathy Kramer has been married longer than not and is a mom to two young adults plus an aging border collie. She splits her days/nights between two community colleges as an ESL/ABE instructor. She is a strong believer in gratitude and attempts to leave a smile everywhere she goes. Cathy shares her positive voice as an advocate in the rheumatoid arthritis (RA), chronic illness, and self-care communities. Her ongoing journey with RA can be found on her blog The Life and Adventures of Cateepoo. She often hangs out @cateepoo88 on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

Cathy is also a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral Facebook page.