- Gratitude Box (have every family member decorate a box - similar to Valentine's Day at school - over the month, write small notes to your family members why you are grateful for them and put them in their box - at the end of the month, each family member will open their box and read the notes, you can also get notes from other people to add to your family's boxes)
- Daily journaling of what you are grateful
- Share what you are thankful for before dinner
- Do a chore that is usually not your chore
- Write a thank you note to someone you are grateful for
- Calls of Gratitude (after practice, have each athlete call someone and tell them personally why they are grateful for them)
- Spotlight Drill (at the end of your practice or team event, choose an athlete to spotlight - go around the circle to the other athletes and have them tell the spotlight athlete one thing they love about them, keep it non sports related as much as possible)
- Write a gratitude letter (or two or three) to someone you are thankful for (this might be the most powerful gratitude exercise. Write a hand-written letter to a person you are particularly grateful to have in your life. Be detailed. Express all the wonderful qualities about this person, and how they personally have affected your life for the better. Personally deliver this letter to the person yourself.