040: Generating Gratitude For Brain Gains

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I m going to try and keep this one mostly motivational and not too scientific but the data is in and it clearly shows that gratitude can improve general well-being strengthen social relations increase resilience and reduce stress Gratitude is just being appreciative of the non-monetary related aspects of life you can be grateful about your health family friends pets celebrations etc To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted but to always seek out and value the kind that will stand behind the action Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course Everything originates in a will for the good which is directed at you Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude - Albert Schweitzer If you take nothing for granted if you seek the good in the unlikeliest of places if you are actively expressing your gratitude you will find or achieve happiness and peace much sooner In terms of the psychological benefits gratitude encourages positive thoughts and emotions more awareness and alertness and increased self-satisfaction For physical benefits studies suggest you develop a stronger immune system less body pains and aches and optimum blood pressure and cardiac functioning Finally the social benefits include better communication more likeability among peers more interest and involvement as a team member and beyond You need to actively CULTIVATE and foster gratitude mRuddo com TheMotivationMovement mRuddo Click to view show page on AwesoundClick here to visit this podcast episode