I have diligently been recording five things that don't suck every day since I began my Grace in Small Things project back in November. It is not always an easy list to make, because some days have been far less celebration-worthy and more fit for the garbage disposal, but it is the best thing I do for myself every day, aside from life-sustaining activities like eating, of course.
It has become a bit of an obsession with me, because it has knocked out most of the nightmares I tend to be plagued with and I spend much less of my time finding fault with everything animal, mineral, and vegetable. This obsession for my Grace in Small Things lists has blossomed into whatever comes next after obsession — what do you call that level where you are practically stalking your own obsession and threatening to boil its bunny? — and I ended up creating a social network through Ning this afternoon:
You should join Grace in Small Things. Why, you ask? Because I said so, and it's a nice thing to do for yourself, and you probably don't do enough nice things for yourself, and it could make you a happier person, and maybe other people will like you more, and I want other people to be happier. It's like a booster shot, only without the pain and all the things-sucking-less-ness. I need a thesaurus.
See you there, mi amigos. You know you want to.