Please forward this error screen to 174. Do you want more from your life? What if I told you that just one thing can doctor who journal of impossible things pdf you in all of those areas?
An Attitude of Gratitude What the heck? When I first started looking into gratitude, I wasn’t expecting much. This list of benefits was compiled by aggregating the results of more than 40 research studies on gratitude. A five-minute a day gratitude journal can increase your long-term well-being by more than 10 percent. 1,a2,a3 That’s the same impact as doubling your income!
How can a free five minute activity compare? Gratitude improves our health, relationships, emotions, personality, and career. Sure, having more money can be pretty awesome, but because of hedonic adaptation we quickly get used to it and stop having as much fun and happiness as we did at first. How can 5 minutes a day have such a large impact?
Gratitude makes us feel more gratitude. This is why a five-minute a week gratitude journal can make us so much happier. The actual gratitude produced during those five minutes is small, but the emotions of gratitude felt during those five-minutes are enough to trigger a grateful mood. While in a grateful mood, we will feel gratitude more frequently, when we do feel gratitude it will be more intense and held for longer, and we will feel gratitude for more things at the same time. After repeated exposure to the same emotion-producing stimulus, we tend to experience less of the emotion.