Attitude of Gratitude for Greater Health
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it" -William Arthur Ward
Gratitude is a personality trait, a mood, and an emotion that is about noticing, acknowledging, and appreciating all that you have. According to UCLA's mindful awareness research center gratitude changes the molecular structure of the brain, keeps the grey matter functioning, and makes us healthier and happier.
Gratitude has the power to inspire healing and growth by shinning a more positive light on the bigger picture perspective. the expression of gratitude is beneficial because it improves ones mental, physical, and relational well-being. Gratitude is the gift that keeps on giving.
Simple ways to practice gratitude can be to...
- keep a gratitude journal
- Live mindfully. not worrying about past or present
- nurture your relationships
-tell someone you appreciate them
- notice the beauty in the little things
- embrace challenges and transform them into opportunities
How do you think you could practice gratitude in your daily life?