I am grateful to live in a place and a time where there are so many opportunities
I am grateful for having food and shelter.
I am grateful for the good people I have around me and for my girlfriend who supports me in everything I do.
I am grateful for my life and for the person I’ve become.
I am grateful for not being rich. My at times desperate financial situation has only made me hungrier and more determined.
I am grateful that my last business failed. The experience taught me more about business and life than I would have ever learned in some classroom.
I am grateful for my failed marriage. To truly appreciate a good relationship, in some ways, you have to experience a bad one.
I am grateful that I was homeless. It’s allowed me to appreciate everything I have now and its given me the desire to help others who are in similar situations.
I am grateful that I’m not a gifted athlete. It’s forced me to work harder, to understand the human body, and to help others achieve their goals.
I am grateful for having had my heart broken more times than I can count. Each time, it’s brought me closer to where I’m supposed to be and set me free of comfort and dependence on others.
I am grateful for having ulcerative colitis. It’s forced me to have respect for my body, to avoid pollutants, and its given me knowledge about the human body I would have never learned.
I am grateful that I never knew my father. It’s forced me to find other mentors and to seek my own path to becoming a man.
I am grateful for having loved ones and friends who’ve died. It’s taught me to truly appreciate the living and to never take any relationship with a loved one for granted.
I am grateful for the long periods I spent alone without a relationship. These times allowed me the freedom to move to new places, to see the world, and to seek new adventures that made me the person I am today.
I am grateful that I was bullied as a kid. This gave me empathy for those who might not be in a good place right now.