Gratitude - The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.
Benefits of Gratitude:
Stronger immune systems
Less bothered by aches and pains
Lower blood pressure
Exercise more and take better care of their health
Sleep longer and feel more refreshed upon waking
Higher levels of positive emotions
More alert, alive, and awake
More joy and pleasure
More optimism and happiness
More helpful, generous, and compassionate
Feel less lonely and isolated.
- Gratitude allows us to celebrate the present
- Gratitude blocks toxic, negative emotions
- Grateful people are more stress resistant