I know there are a lot of books written about gratitude and that it’s supposed to be almost like a happiness elixir. I think I’m grateful in my life, but I don’t see the results everyone is talking about. Is gratitude really worth all the hype?
Yes, I believe it is. Many studies have been done on the effects of gratitude. Below are the results of more than 40 research studies that have been compiled on gratitude. The results are broken into 5 categories, under which are concrete spin-offs that come from making gratitude a daily practice.
More good feeling
Healthier marriage – my favorite!
Improved decision making