Why Gratitude is Good & How to Get More of it [INFOGRAPHIC]

The what, why and how of being grateful.

Oct 30, 2015

The term “gratitude” is attributed with incredible powers for the mind and body alike. But what does it really mean to be grateful? And if you want to reap the benefits, how can you pump it up? The infographic below lays it all out - from a simple definition to three easy steps to get more gratitude in your life.

Why Gratitude is Good and How to Get More of it WHAT
Gratitude is a deep appreciation of the good things in life - inside ourselves and all around us.

WHY
Grateful people:
are 10% healthier
sleep half an hour more per night
are 25% happier
have a more optimistic outlook

HOW
Write a gratitude journal every week
Think about 5 thing you’re grateful for when you wake up every morning
Send a thank you note

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Infographic: Yael Shinkar

Sources
http://mindvalleyacademy.com/featured/power-gratitude-thanksgiving
http://psycnet.apa.org/?&fa=main.doiLanding&doi=10.1037/a0017935

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