Why it is important
Gratitude is associated with happiness, life-satisfaction, pleasant physical sensations, self-esteem and well-being. Feelings of gratitude are associated with less frequent negative emotions and more frequent positive emotions such as feeling energized, alert, and enthusiastic. Grateful people find themselves feeling a sense of belonging and a relative absence of stress and depression. Grateful people are also found to be more agreeable and less narcissistic. Gratefulness is also linked to higher trust, more positive and closer relationships, greater social support and constructive conflict resolution.
I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness - it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude.
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Category: Spiritual healthResearch
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