Healthy Living

The Benefits of Being Grateful

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With the pandemic happening throughout the last year, things can sometimes be hard to put into a good perspective. Fortunately, being grateful and expressing that gratitude can actually help turn your mood around as well as improve your overall well-being! Some of gratitude's most immediate effects can be shown as:

Vitality - Grateful people have higher levels of vitality, optimism, and less feelings of depression

Improved Sleep - Research has found that those who journal their gratitude fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer

Reduced Heart Disease - Positive emotions and gratitude are associated with beneficial changes in heart-rate variability and reduced stress-related heart disease

Boosts Well Being - Showing gratitude leads to a better outlook on life and you are more likely to accomplish your goals