Numerous research studies attest to the benefits of gratefulness. Practicing gratitude – thanking God and others, cherishing the moment, etc. – has been shown to benefit one’s psychological well-being. Those who are grateful tend to have happier recollections of the past. In addition, gratitude can help reduce stress, improve resiliency, and boost self-esteem. Gratitude can also make people more generous and helpful, and less aggressive. It can further help to build and maintain relationships with others. Grateful people often carry out healthy activities, such as exercising and eating well. Gratitude has been linked to several health benefits (e.g., lower blood pressure) and to better sleep quality.
- By practicing gratitude, we can improve our psychological well-being and our self-esteem.
- Grateful people are less belligerent and more patient, according to research.
- Studies have shown that expressing gratitude can improve health and sleep.
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