“In one study, more grateful participants reported fewer health problems (such as headaches, gastrointestinal problems, respiratory infections, and sleep disturbances); in another, they reported fewer physical symptoms (including headaches, dizziness, stomachaches, and runny noses).” (Mar 5, 2018) — Taken from the Greater Good at Berkley article: Is Gratitude Good for Your Health?
Well, I don’t know about you, but I sure as hell would be grateful to have fewer of these symptoms!
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?; & look at gratitude benefits on Day 8 – 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.