This is a simple jar; it looks very ordinary and plain. There appears to be nothing special about it at all. However, this jar holds the power to turn any frown I might have on my face into a smile. This jar will lift me up, elevate my mood, improve my health and make me think differently about the year 2020. This is my jar of positivity. I want to share my special jar with you so you can hold that same power in your hand.
My husband and I started this tradition 2 years ago and it is simple enough anyone can do this. Inside this jar are little slips of paper with notes on things, places and events that happened over the course of the last year. On January 1st, the jar starts with a simple note that says, “I kissed the love of my life at midnight”. Every time we went somewhere or experienced something positive, we wrote it on a little slip of paper along with the date and put it in the jar. Examples of other slips might include: