11/20/2012 12:49 am ET Updated Jan 19, 2013

25 Ways to Say Thanks

As we approach Thanksgiving, in a post-election, post-hurricane time when our feelings probably outweigh our ability to express them, I thought it might be helpful to explore some ways to say thanks and experience feeling grateful.

25 Ways To Say Thanks

Giddy, ecstatic, humbled, moved, awed -- grateful. However the emotion registers for you, each of these actions can likely get you there. It is that intense feeling of being alive that we crave and mistakenly seek in many of the wrong places. Remember the feeling these 25 ways give you and recreate it every day.

That is living. That is worth Thanksgiving.

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