How Gratitude Can Increase Your Happiness and Wellbeing
A quick and easy way to bring more gratitude in your life
According to Positive Psychology, gratitude is a great way to increase our happiness and overall wellbeing. And from PositivePsychology.com a definition from The Harvard Medical School says gratitude is:
a thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible or intangible. With gratitude, people acknowledge the goodness in their lives … As a result, gratitude also helps people connect to something larger than themselves as individuals–whether to other people, nature, or a higher power.
And it is something that we can practice and improve on. The more we practice gratitude, the more benefits and the more it becomes a habit.
Robert Emmons, the world’s leading gratitude researcher in an article for Greater Good Magazine, says gratitude has a host of benefits from physical, psychological and social, as follows:
Physical benefits include better immune system health, less bodily aches and pains and people who practice gratitude exercise more and have…
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