Start on January 1st with an empty jar. Throughout the year write the good things that happened to you on little pieces of paper. On December 31st, open the jar and read all the amazing things that happened to you that year.
Old, boxy entertainment centers are a dime a dozen in thrift stores and on Craigslist since they don’t accommodate new television models. With the addition of a few tension rods and storage cubes, you can use them for just about anything.