“In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships.” Taken from the Harvard Health Publishing article: Giving thanks can make you happier
Read the article. It’s brief and to the point. Gratitude increases our happiness. It feels good.
Call To Action:
SHARE WITH ME HERE YOUR DEFINITIONS, REALIZATIONS, REFLECTIONS, AND QUESTIONS ABOUT GRATITUDE.
My intention is to build a better understanding of what gratitude feels like and I need your help!
I intend to repost this question every day for 21 days (because I believe it is the duration needed to form habits) and add your responses to the posts.
I really want to understand what gratitude feels like to my fellow humans and see the common aspects to the concept.
On April 27th, 2020, I started a search for the answers. What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 1; I shared the first response on What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 2; shared a little research on What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 3; I dug deeper on Day 4 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?; let things flow a little more on Day 5 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?; push the question on Day 6 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?; & reflect in a new way on Day 7 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
- a) We will share the positive feelings of gratitude with each other.
- b) We will see common threads that help us define what gratitude is to us.
- c) We will focus on a positive concept and build understandings for better intentions.