Category Archives: Human Behavior: Gratitude

Gratitude to Cure the Impulse to Buy More Stuff






zen habits : breathe By Leo Babauta It’s funny that two days with such opposing spirits come back-to-back in our calendars here in the U.S.: Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. One is about being thankful for what you have, and … Continue reading






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Gratitude Can Transform Your Life. Here’s How.






There are moments in life when gratitude sneaks up on us. You step out of the freezing winter cold and into a warm cafe. Your phone buzzes, and you see a text from your daughter saying her plane has landed … Continue reading






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5 ways to find yourself when life becomes a storm






If you told me on my wedding day in May 2014 that I’d become a 34-year-old caregiver in a few months, I would’ve told you to lay off the vodka! I’d just gotten married that month to the wonderful guy … Continue reading






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8 ways to be more thankful






I have fallen into the ‘I’ll be happy when” trap many times. I’ll be happy when I have my degree. I’ll be happy when I get married. I’ll be happy when I have children. I’ll be happy when everything works … Continue reading






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Gratitude: 9 ways to promote it in your life






Gratitude is good for us every way you look at it. According to Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD, professor of psychology at the University of California in Riverside, it boosts our happiness levels in a number of ways: by promoting the savoring … Continue reading






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Positive Marital Outcomes Linked to ‘Thank You’






Newswise — Athens, Ga. – A key ingredient to improving couples’ marriages might just be gratitude, according to new University of Georgia research. The study was recently published in the journal Personal Relationships. “We found that feeling appreciated and believing … Continue reading






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10 Secrets to a Long and Happy Marriage






Newswise — MAYWOOD, Ill. – While all too many marriages end in divorce, many couples achieve long and happy unions. Based on what he has learned during 35 years in the field, Loyola University Health System psychologist Michael Hakimi, PsyD, … Continue reading






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Wisdom is quite strongly related to gratitude






(Reuters Health) - At all ages, wisdom and a sense of gratitude appear to go hand in hand, especially for women, according to a recent study. Among the participants, people who were considered wise by others also spontaneously expressed feelings … Continue reading






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Forgiveness, gratitude improve quality of life in those with chronic physical illness






Psychol Health Med. 2013 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print] Positive predispositions, quality of life and chronic illness. Eaton RJ, Bradley G, Morrissey S. Source: a School of Applied Psychology , Behavioural Bases of Health and Griffith Health Institute, Griffith … Continue reading






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