The secret to greater happiness and success may be more attainable than you think.
Research reveals that taking a few minutes to list the things that make you feel grateful provides a powerful boost of well-being, energy and positive emotions.
“Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful, no matter what happened in my life.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
Practicing gratitude fosters better relationships, social ties and career success. Grateful people sleep better, exercise more and have fewer symptoms of physical illness. They’re more likely to be perceived as prime candidates for promotion.
The science of happiness provides ample proof that certain practices and exercises improve one’s well-being and mood. When you feel good, you’re more likely to be enthusiastic, generous and supportive of others.
When gratitude becomes a habit, you no longer require a special event to make you happy. You become more aware of the good things that happen every day, and you start to anticipate putting them on your list.
This article explores the powerful practice of gratitude, and suggests exercises, tips and resources that can lead to greater productivity, determination and optimism.
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- The Case against Positivity
- The Case for Positivity
- The Case for Negativity
- How to Be More Positive (and Successful)
- Gratitude Book Resources
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