Gratitude – It Does a Mind and Body Good!

After two decades of research on the health and wellness benefits of Gratitude, we have evidence that “it does a body and mind good!” Expressing gratitude to someone or something good in your life leads to numerous health and wellness benefits, cultivated over time.

When you express gratitude to someone who’s made a meaningful difference in your life, you’re also reminded of how they’ve contributed to your happiness and well-being. Opening yourself up to expressing gratitude on a regular basis leads to a positive and cumulative effect on your health.

Gratitude Action Step

There’s a mindfulness approach to practicing gratitude. Consider when you can regularly set aside time and reflect on someone in your life to whom you’re grateful for and why. How will you express your gratitude?

 

ref: MUIH