How can giving thanks and expressing gratitude make us happier and change our outlook on life? Gratitude is an attitude and way of living that has been shown to have many benefits in terms of health, happiness, and satisfaction with life, especially as we age. Gratitude goes right along with mindfulness by focusing on the present and appreciating what we have, instead of what we lack. With gratitude, we acknowledge the goodness in our lives. And, although it may feel contrived at first, with practice expressing gratitude makes our mental state grow stronger, and is a great way to helps us change our emotional outlook when having a bad day or struggling with life’s many challenges. According to Paige Valdiserri, the best way to start expressing gratitude is getting in the habit of finding just one thing to be thankful for everyday. Tune in for more great tips on creating happiness and living life to the fullest after 50.
Paige is an internationally recognized Traumatic Stress and Integrative Healing Consultant, and brings an empowering spiritual view to our search for meaning, purpose healing, and happiness!
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