Did you know that scientific research shows that people who express gratitude regularly are happier? Happier people are healthier, so by extension, gratitude is good for you!
Did you know that the scriptures of most major religions include references to gratitude practice? Essentially, they're all variations on the theme that “he who is grateful for what he has will receive more, and he who is ungrateful will have things taken away.” Fascinating.
Well, I'm grateful. At this time of year, I find myself expressing it more, but it's there year-round.
I want to offer my heartfelt thanks to each and every one of my readers, listeners, viewers, clients, colleagues, friends, and family members. You each contribute to making my life a rich one, filled with awe, excitement, abundance and joy.
Here in the U.S., we celebrate our Thanksgiving holiday this week, but there's no reason we can't extend the spirit beyond our borders. Give it a try. See if you can name a few people or things that you're grateful for. Really experience the feeling.
What have you got to lose?