Repeatedly, in psychology, researchers have linked the experience of being “grateful” to mental health and well-being. Here is an informative summary of the findings from some researchers in the field of gratitude.
“Grateful people report higher levels of positive emotions, life satisfaction, vitality, optimism and lower levels of depression and stress. The disposition toward gratitude appears to enhance pleasant feeling states more than it diminishes unpleasant emotions. Grateful people do not deny or ignore the negative aspects of life.” – Robert A. Emmons and Michael E. McCullough
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