Gratitude is a popular buzzword that we often associate with the Thanksgiving holiday – but the truth is that the simple act of being thankful is a practice that we can implement every day of the year.
Consider the idea that ordinary life is something to be grateful for. Are you alive? Do you have air to breathe, food to eat, people who care about you? Often, the things we take for granted are also those that we come to appreciate most. Gratitude is also an expression that works wonders on our bodies, minds, and souls.
On the most basic level, gratitude increases happiness—if we choose it and take responsibility for our own attitudes. Look for proof of this in people you know who are happy in their own lives.Read more on everydaypower.com