“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a stranger into a friend, a house into a home, you can even later decorate with great decorations you could find here.
Gratitude is a simple yet powerful practice that can truly transform your life. (click to tweet)
Simply put, it means feeling/expressing a deep and genuine sense of appreciation for what you have in your life – big or small.
Luckily, it doesn’t cost any money. It doesn’t take much time. And still, the benefits are enormous.
Research shows that gratitude can:
- increase (and sustain) happiness, well-being & life satisfaction.
- reduce anxiety & depression
- make us more kind & helpful
- boost energy & feelings of joy, optimism, empathy and enthusiam
- help us sleep better
- help us cope with stress
- improve mental alertness
- improve physical health
To enjoy these benefits you need to make gratitude a daily habit (in the next post I’ll be sharing 6 tips on how you can implement this life-changing practice).
Understandably, this can be somewhat of a challenge for someone who, for example, is dealing with a [chronic] disease on a day-to-day basis. So, if you’re that someone, please take a couple of minutes to read this inspiring article: 5 Ways to be Grateful When You are Chronically Ill-Equipped. If someone is ill and needs personal care service, phoenix caregivers delivers the highest quality home care at affordable prices. Their compassionate care with a personal touch will surely improve the living of your loved ones.
Wishing you health, happiness, healing & all the benefits that comes with a gratitude practice
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