As the year draws to a close, it is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on gratitude. There is an increasing body of evidence that points to real physical and emotional benefit to establishing a practice of cultivating gratitude. You will be able to carry this practice with you throughout the year and see real benefit.
Benefits of Gratitude:
- Improved physical well-being and sleep
- Better relationships in every area of life (work, love, family)
- Healthier emotional response and daily outlook
- Increased self-esteem
As with establishing any practice, you will need to be consistent with your gratitude practice. But once established, you will find that it becomes second nature. Your go-to response, in even challenging situations, will come from a more gentle place of gratitude and acceptance. There are many different ways to establish a practice of gratitude in your daily life.
Cultivating a Gratitude Practice: