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What are you grateful for?

What are you grateful for? 

Tuscany Heights Elementary School fourth-grader Rishona Henry thinks about this every day. It’s a special routine that started with her mom and grew into a gratitude wall. Each day, they write down what they are thankful for on sticky notes. The gratitude wall concept has since expanded into book form so everyone can take a moment to reflect on the good things in their life.

With the help of her mom, Rishona is now selling a gratitude journal on Amazon. The cover features one of the first pieces of art she ever created.  

“I made it when I was three, and it was the first drawing I ever did that my parents knew I could be an artist someday,” said Rishona.

It sounds simple, but Rishona says writing down the things she’s thankful for inspires her to stay positive. Her gratitude journal is a way for others to do the same.

“Grateful means to be appreciative for what you have,” said Rishona. “It’s made me more positive. I hope it helps other people be more aware of the good things that happen every day.”

Way to go, Rishona! Click here to view her book on Amazon.

Rishona and principal Tara Bailey hold her gratitude journal

Posted by Lila Stanley
Posted on 9-9-21