count (one's) blessings

To "count your blessings" means to feel happy about the good things that you have in your life: your family, your good health, your wealth, and so on.

Use the phrase like this:

You have so many reasons to count your blessings.

People who are religious use this phrase more than people who aren't. That's because "blessings" means gifts given from God.

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