What can make you happier? Practicing gratitude, according to gratitude expert, Robert Emmons, PhD. His research shows that it can increase a person’s happiness by 25%. He found that grateful people experience higher levels of positive emotions such as joy, enthusiasm, love, happiness and optimism. One of the simplest ways to practice gratitude is by […]
George (Adam Sandler), in the movie, Funny People, says grace at a “friend’s thanksgiving.” He encourages his friends to enjoy and cherish this time in their lives. His humbling expression of gratitude for the times of our lives brings to light the importance of enjoying all life’s moments.
When we are grateful, we have made a choice for positivity. In fact, feeling grateful increases our happiness by 25 percent as discovered by Robert Emmons, PhD, a scientific expert on gratitude. Yet, for many of us, gratitude doesn’t come easy. We may forget about it or not feel so grateful when we are going through […]
By Jennifer Landis You’ve lost sleep, energy, mental clarity and countless personal freedoms. Your word recall and patience are at an all-time low. There are times when those kids of yours get on your very last nerve, and you pray you won’t lose your mind. Yet every single day you are so achingly grateful for […]
“Every night list five things that you are grateful for. What it will begin to do is change your perspective of your day and your life.” ~Oprah Winfrey By Erin Scott Are you thankful for what you have? You may compare yourself to others—thinking that they are richer, wiser and more successful than you are. […]