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Thanksgiving 2022: 10 Things to be Grateful for this Year

Seasonal | November 21, 2022 Share to Facebook Share to Twitter
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What we all took for granted became painfully obvious in 2020, when suddenly we couldn’t see our loved ones, go to work, or even find toilet paper at the local store. Things have been more positive for most of us in 2022. Here’s our list of things to be grateful for:

1. Our health

The pandemic has shone a spotlight on the immeasurable value of our health. At times over the last several years, things have been stressful, confusing, and scary as we all dealt with the unknown about this virus. If you have your health, you have so much to be grateful for.

2. Our loved ones

Relationships and connections equal so much fulfillment and happiness in our lives. What is wonderful about the holiday season is being with the people you care about, so be grateful for them, and let them know how they enhance your life. You won’t regret it.

3. A Thanksgiving dinner that isn’t remote!

How many of us missed our annual gatherings and eating way too much pumpkin pie? I know I did. Hopefully, most of you will be able to share a meal with your closest friends and family in 2022. And maybe even laugh about the previous virtual dinners.

4. Making it through the last several years.

As human beings, we don’t like the unknown, yet we’ve endured an overwhelming amount of it lately. Hopefully, we are coming out on the other side of this global crisis and can be grateful that we have made it through some of the hardest times of our lives.

5. Our work

People have quit their jobs, worked remotely, been furloughed, changed careers, and started down new paths more than ever in recent history. Regardless of your status, be grateful if you have settled in and are gainfully employed.

6. A sense of humor

If you can smile, keep everything in perspective, know that everything is temporary, and especially laugh at yourself, be very grateful. That is a gift.

7. Technology

The internet provided us all with pertinent information and a little comic relief (via dog videos on TikTok), and we could still connect and see each other’s faces via Zoom. We can be grateful to technology for that.

8. A place to call home

With homelessness becoming a bigger crisis than ever across the United States, be grateful if you have a roof over your head, access to power, heat, clean water, and a cozy bed to sleep in. Many people do not have these essentials.

9. The virtual wallet

Because it’s just so easy. And contactless!

10. The super app

One destination where you can do it all? Sign me upBy the way, did you know that is the first auto super app? It’s a shameless plug, but the team who works at Way is very proud of it. This last year we also saw some amazing partnerships with Shop Your Way, among others, where customers save every time they fuel up. It all adds up, so we’re grateful for this focus on savings.

We would like to thank our Partners at for sharing their Thanksgiving Post and helping fuel an extended suite of benefits to our Members. While there is so much to be grateful for this season, we are abundantly grateful for you and all Shop Your Way Members. Thank you for allowing us to serve you and know that we remain committed to helping you get even more rewarded for living life, your way.

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