The Best Time To Eat Some Gratitude

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions, the more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have more than what you are thankful for” – Zig Ziglar

According to the Google dictionary gratitude is: the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Eating some gratitude has been powerful for me, and can do the same for you!

I started to use a gratitude practice a few months ago after I heard more and more people talk about how it has helped them get through some tough times. The people who I heard talk about what they were grateful for were at some serious rock bottoms. I realized that if being grateful could help them, then it could definitely help me, because I really don’t feel like I have had a rock bottom compared to so many other people.

According to Forbes, there are 7 scientifically proven benefits of a gratitude practice: (1)
1)Gratitude opens the door to more relationships
2)Gratitude improves physical health
3)Gratitude improves psychological health
4)Gratitude enhances empathy and decreases aggression
5)Grateful people sleep better
6)Grateful people have increased self-esteem
7)Being grateful increases mental strength

I can agree, 100%, that I have noticed these benefits! Whether it be writing your gratitudes down on a piece of paper, in your phone, or just “telling yourself, you will be able to see the benefits with your own 2 eyeballs, and maybe even feel them too. “The sooner you eat some gratitude, the sooner you will see the benefits! I found found out it is literally impossible to overeat gratitude, so you don’t have to worry about gaining weight or feeling guilty.

Right now I am thankful for: the ability to be a travel physical therapist assistant, books (I LOVE READING), food (I just tried Lebanese food last night and it was amazing), and baseball!


RESOURCES

1) https://www.forbes.com/sites/amymorin/2014/11/23/7-scientifically-proven-benefits-of-gratitude-that-will-motivate-you-to-give-thanks-year-round/#c7f44e3183c0

2)https://www.google.com/search?source=hp&ei=QOHOXJmZKoXl_Qb-7Ji4DA&q=gratitude&btnK=Google+Search&oq=gratitude&gs_l=psy-ab.3..35i39i70i249j0i67l4j0j0i67l2j0j0i67.8030.10303..10634…1.0..0.199.1190.4j6….2..0….1..gws-wiz…..6..35i39j0i131j0i20i263.UNTqNrN-jwQ

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