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January 2, 2017 -- Vegparadise News Bureau

Good Things Jar Sometimes Good Things Come in a Jar

We consider ourselves fortunate when good things come our way. Sometimes we experience really good things daily, sometimes less often, but we love it when we encounter special moments. When those pleasant moments arise, we enjoy the moment, and then, we often simply put them out of mind and go back to what we were doing. The pleasure we receive fades away the moment we turn our attention to something else.

But what if we could preserve those exceptional momentary perks with a quick note to help us recall the joy of that instant!

A terrific idea came our way from our neighborhood real estate agent, and we adopted it. We began keeping a GOOD THINGS JAR handy on the counter along with a small note pad and pen. Every time we experience one of those special good things, we quickly write it down, fold the note, and tuck it into the jar.

Then, last year on New Year's Eve, while we were relaxing by the fire, we opened the jar and read those delightful little notes. What a joy it was! It gave us a little tingle to recall each one--some made us giggle, others made us smile, while a few made us ponder the moment introspectively with a nod.

We wanted to pass on this simple idea and wish others the same joy the GOOD THINGS JAR brought to us.

What's in your GOOD THINGS JAR?
Send some of your GOOD THINGS to us at vegparadise@vegparadise.com and we'll gladly share them with our readers. Maybe we can create a GOOD THINGS ZONE where we can take joy in each other's GOOD THINGS. It just may become a place of comfort to cheer you up when times get tough.

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