Recently scientists have begun to chart a course of research aimed at understanding gratitude and the circumstances in which it flourishes or diminishes. They’re finding that people who practice gratitude consistently report a host of benefits:
- Stronger immune systems and lower blood pressure
- Higher levels of positive emotions;
- More joy, optimism, and happiness;
- Acting with more generosity and compassion;
- Feeling less lonely and isolated.
We can all use those benefits in our lives. It’s not just about manners. Gratitude makes others feel respected. It is a give and take that makes the world a more negotiable space. Saying thank you makes folks want to continue to help you because they feel valued. It is a sensational motivator. read more here