World Gratitude Day
About World Gratitude Day
Date When Celebrated: This holiday is always observed on September 21
World Gratitude Day, a September 21 holiday, is your opportunity to show your gratitude and appreciation. The United Nations Meditation Group created World Gratitude Day to express appreciation for the great things that individuals and groups do. This recognition is on a global basis. According to their website: “World Gratitude Day presents an award to someone who we feel has done something outstanding in the spirit of Globalism.”
The United Nations Meditation Group also suggests that you find something to be grateful for, and remember the feeling.
On a smaller scale, seek to give gratitude and appreciation to people in your life who have done good deeds. It could be something as simple as a “thank you” or a card of thanks to someone. Or, you could offer some type of certificate or plaque of appreciation from a group you belong to, for contributions from individuals inside or outside of your group.
Happy World Gratitude Day!
How to Celebrate World Gratitude Day
Support the UN Mediation Group’s efforts.
Show your gratitude and appreciation toward induvial and groups that do good things for globalism.
“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” – – Aesop
History and Origin of World Gratitude Day
The roots of World Gratitude Day was started in 1965 at the International East-West Center in Hawaii during a Thanksgiving Dinner. At the dinner, attendees pledged to hold a Gratitude Gathering the following September 21st in their home countries. This grew to be an annual event.
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