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A Pandemic Thanksgiving: Gratitude For What We Do Have

24 Nov, 2020

Bryan Robinson, Ph.D., writing in Forbes, offers some helpful advice for a Pandemic Thanksgiving:

“Studies show that when we express gratitude, it raises our happiness by 25%. It’s simple science; whatever we focus on expands. When we express gratitude to the people we work with (for who they are and what they do), not only does it lift us up, it lifts them up, too. Consider making a gratitude list of the many things you’re grateful for—the coworkers, your career and other people and things, even pets—that make your life rich and full. After you’ve made your list, contemplate your appreciation for each item, especially anything you’ve taken for granted that would leave your life empty if you didn’t have it. Then share your gratitude through a card, email, Zoom or text to colleagues in the workplace.”

Read his full article here.