THE SURPRISING BENEFITS OF BEING GRATEFUL
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Neurological Benefits Of Gratitude Grow Over Time
Research into gratitude writing showed that individuals who wrote letters of gratitude reported “significantly” better mental health after their writing exercise ended. Participants exhibited increased activity in the medial prefrontal cortex, a region of the brain associated with learning and decision-making,
Members of the research team subsequently wrote “This indicates that simply expressing gratitude may have lasting effects on the brain. Practicing gratitude may help train the brain to be more sensitive to the experience of gratitude down the line.”
Scroll down and use our confidential gratitude bot to notice moments today where you can be grateful. What about the friends you have around you? How does their friendship make things better? … then maybe DM them with a thank you … that way 2 people feel a little better today.