How Practicing Gratitude Can Make You Happier
by Robert Emmons
Did you know that your gratitude can make you happier?
Saying thanks benefits you maybe more than the recipient...
In his book
Thanks!: How Practicing Gratitude Can Make You Happier
the author convinces you of the benefits of gratitude.
A scientifically groundbreaking, eloquent look at how we benefit -- psychologically, physically, and interpersonally -- when we practice gratitude.
Did you know that there is a crucial component of happiness that is often overlooked? In Thanks!, Robert Emmons draws on the first major study of the subject of gratitude, of "wanting what we have," and shows that a systematic cultivation of this underexamined emotion can measurably change people's lives.
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Readers will discover how
- People who regularly practice grateful thinking can increase their "set-point" for happiness by as much as 25 percent.
- Such increases can be sustained over a period of months, challenging the previously held notion that our "set-point" is frozen at birth.
- Keeping a gratitude journal for as little as three weeks can result in better sleep and more energy.
Emmons also reaches beyond science to bolster the case for gratitude by weaving in the writings of philosophers, novelists, and theologians.
Thanks! How Gratitude Can Make You Happier inspires readers to embrace gratitude and all the benefits it can bring into their lives....
A very worthwhile read!
You can order your copy of Thanks!: How Practicing Gratitude Can Make You Happier here!
What Other Readers Have To Say
"With the economic downturn, this book reminds us of all the people and things in our lives that we have already. Not a "quick read", better to read slowly and absorb the wisdom. I plan to start a Gratitude Journal and keep it nearby to add something each day."
"This books helps answer long held questions. It provides insights and recommendations for how each of us can enjoy a more uplifting and fulfilling life. All it takes is a little thanks.
Read the book. Then you'll understand what I am sharing it with all my friends and loved ones. You'll want to do the same."