December 16, 2008 at 10:06 pm Leave a comment

Gratitude


Man is not weary of supplication for good [things], but if evil touches him, he is hopeless and despairing. [Fussilat:49]
Why be grateful? Below are the findings of a study done on people who are grateful for what they have:
The results of the study indicated that daily gratitude exercises resulted in higher reported levels of alertness, enthusiasm, determination, optimism and energy. Additionally, the gratitude group experienced less depression and stress, was more likely to help others, exercised more regularly and made more progress toward personal goals. According to the findings, people who feel grateful are also more likely to feel loved. McCollough and Emmons also noted that gratitude encouraged a positive cycle of reciprocal kindness among people since one act of gratitude encourages another.

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