This is a response to this guest post, written last week by Ciara Conlon. There are many different ways to get the feeling of happiness. Some are better than others – the happiness that comes from friendship is more durable than the happiness that comes from power. Is the same true of gratitude? There are […]
Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, taking time to be grateful reaps many rewards. Gratitude is both a skill and a personality trait – with time, it develops and matures. Six months ago when I began my journey, each night was a struggle – it took effort to come up with things to write in […]
Gratitude increases our happiness, improves our relationships, and makes us healthier. And it does so reliably. Over 40 research studies have shown the same thing – gratitude rocks. So how can we get more of it? It depends. How grateful are you already? Let’s figure that out. The quiz below only takes 30 seconds.
Do you want more from your life? More happiness? Better health? Deeper relationships? Increased productivity? What if I told you that just one thing can help you in all of those areas? An Attitude of Gratitude What the heck? Gratitude? Is this a Christian blog? No. I’m not even religious. When I first started looking into gratitude, […]
Gratitude has for most of its history remained a discussion topics of pastors. As a growing field of science is starting to show, the benefits of cultivating an attitude of gratitude are very real and can enjoyed outside a religious context. This page summarizes at a high level the prominent research in the field, and provides a link to […]