The Science Behind Gratitude (and just how It May Improve Your Existence)


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The Science Behind Gratitude (and How It Can Change Your Life) By Derrick Carpenter, MAPP. The benefits of practicing gratitude are nearly endless. People who regularly practice gratitude by taking time to notice and reflect upon the things they’re thankful for experience more positive emotions, feel more alive, sleep better, express more compassion and kindness, and even have.

One of such studies looked at how gratitude works on the level of the brain and found that gratitude is not a basic emotion of just getting a reward. How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier, shows that simply keeping a gratitude journal—regularly writing brief reflections on moments for which we’re thankful—can significantly increase well-being and life satisfaction. You’d think that just one of these findings is compelling enough to motivate an ingrate into action. Gratitude is fairly new in the lens of scientific studies. Studies and research have been conducted to understand how gratitude can change your life.

In a research study, after eight weeks of practicing gratitude, brain scans of individuals showed a stronger brain structure for empathy. As a result, gratitude changes your brain for the good. Science shows that developing an attitude of gratitude is one of the simplest ways to improve your happiness.

Increased life satisfaction Research by psychologist Robert Emmons shows that simply keeping a gratitude journal—regularly writing brief reflections on moments for which we’re thankful—can significantly increase well-being and. The Science Behind Gratitude (And How It Can Change Your Life) 22 Dec 2017. How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier, shows that simply keeping a gratitude journal—regularly writing brief reflections on moments for which we’re thankful—can significantly increase well-being and life satisfaction. regularly writing. The Science behind Gratitude & How It Can Change Your Life Gratitude tends to put situations into perspective. When one can see the good in comparison to the bad, it can help to offer an “out” from being stuck in a mindset, or situation.

It can even decrease the amount of dwelling on the negative and help to concrete positive thinking. This indicates that simply expressing gratitude may have lasting effects on the brain. While not conclusive, this finding suggests that practicing gratitude may help train the brain to be more sensitive to the experience of gratitude down the line, and this could contribute to improved mental health over time. Write thank-you notes and put your gratitude to others on paper.

For example, you could write a thank-you email to your best friend for supporting you. Accredited and Certified Vinyasa Yoga Teacher writing for Health & Fitness Read full profile. On a general scale, gratitude can be thought of as a mental state of mind: you’re consciously grateful for things and people in your life.

Gratitude can also be thought of as small acts of acknowledging what and for whom you’re grateful, such as calling up your best friend and.

List of related literature:

Thanks!: How the new science of gratitude can make you happier.

“Handbook of Australian School Psychology: Integrating International Research, Practice, and Policy” by Monica Thielking, Mark D. Terjesen
from Handbook of Australian School Psychology: Integrating International Research, Practice, and Policy
by Monica Thielking, Mark D. Terjesen
Springer International Publishing, 2017

Though the current empirical work on gratitude is exciting and promising, such studies are few in number.

“The Psychology of Gratitude” by Robert A. Emmons Michael E. McCullough, Robert A. Emmons, Michael E. McCullough, Associate Professor of Psychology and Religious Studies Michael E McCullough, PhD
from The Psychology of Gratitude
by Robert A. Emmons Michael E. McCullough, Robert A. Emmons, et. al.
Oxford University Press, USA, 2004

How the new science of gratitude can make you happier.

“Encyclopedia of Human Relationships: Vol. 1-” by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher
from Encyclopedia of Human Relationships: Vol. 1-
by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher
SAGE Publications, 2009

Mechanisms by which gratitude favorably impacts subjective well-being are discussed, and a tentative cognitive neuroscience of gratitude is constructed.

“The Science of Subjective Well-Being” by Michael Eid, Randy J. Larsen
from The Science of Subjective Well-Being
by Michael Eid, Randy J. Larsen
Guilford Publications, 2008

Several conceptually related studies have taken a different perspective on how gratitude can increase wellbeing.1 For example, it appears that when people count their blessings once a week there is an increase in wellbeing.

“Positive Psychology: Theory, Research and Applications” by Kate Hefferon, Ilona Boniwell
from Positive Psychology: Theory, Research and Applications
by Kate Hefferon, Ilona Boniwell
McGraw Hill Open University Press, 2011

Gratitude makes us healthy: Gratitude makes our immune system stronger, reduces symptoms of illnesses, lowers blood pressure and reduces negative emotions like anxiety, stress, fear and worry.

“How to Develop a 'Never Give up' Attitude” by Dr. Hardik Joshi
from How to Develop a ‘Never Give up’ Attitude
by Dr. Hardik Joshi
Notion Press, 2016

Is gratitude simply an adaptation-enhancer in bad circumstances and an adaptation-delayer in good ones, or does it have a more permanent effect that actually moves the overall range of the set-point?

“Thanks!: How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier” by Robert A. Emmons
from Thanks!: How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier
by Robert A. Emmons
Houghton Mifflin Company, 2007

State gratitude has been experimentally activated through the self-guided exercise of journaling.

“Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward” by Kennon M. Sheldon, Todd B. Kashdan, Michael F. Steger
from Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward
by Kennon M. Sheldon, Todd B. Kashdan, Michael F. Steger
Oxford University Press, 2010

The health benefits of gratitude have actual been studied.

“108 Pearls to Awaken Your Healing Potential” by Mimi Guarneri, M.D.
from 108 Pearls to Awaken Your Healing Potential
by Mimi Guarneri, M.D.
Hay House, 2017

The way gratitude works is that the more we focus on feeling grateful, the more we have to feel grateful for.

“Nothing Changes Until You Do” by Mike Robbins
from Nothing Changes Until You Do
by Mike Robbins
Hay House, 2014

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  • So true! I would like to share with all of you this short but most beautiful video: “GRATITUDE” by Louie Schwartzberg

  • I appreciate the valuable content Gratitude shouldn’t be overlooked! I discuss gratitude in the last video on my channel as well, in a parenting context. I truly hope videos like ours inspire other people out there to contemplate gratitude & then live it. Thanks again.

  • I am grateful i am 993rd visitor who clicked thump up. Ofcourse it would be nice to be the 1000. But 993 is also great! Thank you!:D

  • Love this video. This is exactly why our charity built the ShareTree App to create this as a routine for every person and team culture.

  • I am thankful that my family is able to have food available to me during the quarantine. I think I took being able to ask questions face to face with my teachers.

  • I am thankful that I’m not alone and I got my mom to help with this “stay at home” period. I definitely took for granted the ability to just go out with friends and now I wish I could. (Quarantine Assignment)

  • Good presentation… “Be thou happy and well-pleased and arise to offer thanks to God, in order that thanksgiving may conduce to the increase of bounty.” Abdul-Baha, Baha’i Faith

  • As a mental health professional, I recommend this important message for all my clients. Practicing gratitude and implementing the practice into our daily lives starts with even the smallest actions; being thankful for the morning coffee, kindly greeting a stranger with hello, and paying attention to how good it feels to experience the return of a simple smile.

  • I care about Lavendaire, I want her to be seen in the best way.

    I want to imagine these words and intentions are supercharged with rejuvenation reiki ‘juice’ that exfoliates relushifies and detoxifies the insides chic-ly

    I am grateful that she can attain benefits from reiki just coming from someone who was led to feelings of gratitude by Lavendaire. At least this way, I see her happy face smiling back gratefully as she feels the effects of a reiki healing.

  • Really love this I’ve recently really put this into practice more purposefully and it does make a huge difference. You feel lighter.

  • 1. I am grateful for my cousin who I live with and hang out with everyday. She is loving, kind and gentle, and we’re best friends! I enjoy her crafty, artistic spirit. She’s also been inspiring me to decorate my room as an artistic expression. Her room is beautiful.

    2. I am grateful to have many nice things, many of which I don’t even use. When I moved here my uncle was kind enough to bring a truck so I could load all my stuff and bring it with me. I wasn’t expecting that, and I was ready to give up my stuff. I am grateful to have a family that honors my need for my belongings.

    3. I am grateful to have healthy food to eat. When I got here, I signed up for food stamps and I was accepted instantly! I’m grateful for a steady source of food income, that I can use to nourish my body.

    4. I am grateful for a healthy body, and that I can move around without any pains or ailments.

    5. Lastly, I am grateful for the animals that surround me, showing me love and affection unconditionally. I love them!

  • I would like to add spanish subtitles. Can you open it for subtitles contribution? It is a powerful message that could be spread widely.

  • I’m grateful for found your channel, Aileen; also, for woken up at 8 am, for having food to have breakfats, for having internet and for listening to the birds’ sound

  • great presentation! Its really exciting to see these ideas going mainstream and being scientifically proven.. I began years ago,when I woke up depressed, I would play the “what am I thankful for game”. Honestly now, depression is not an issue for me at all. Seeing these tips for habit building is exciting!

  • Thank you man, the impact that you are having on my life and so many people’s lives, much of which you may not see directly, is so vast and abundant and will continue to ripple through humanity in ways you can’t imagine. Returning the love and gratitude right back at ya!

  • Amazing episode you are the inspiration for the podcast I just started about obesity! Thank you so much for helping me educate myself in my fight with obesity!

  • Just discovered your channel bro and I have been hooked.. I thought you were a little �� at first but you grew on me fast..Good to see a fellow alpha who is also a Nutrition expert. Love the self improvement content too.. that’s what my content is also mostly all about!!

  • Life can be relentlessly negative. It’s amazing to be able to just tune in to your podcast and listen to yourself and other such positive people cos this podcast is RELENTLESS in its positive energy, its uplifting force. Thank you so much for shining your light and being a stage for others to shine and share their light. Much love from the UK

  • I am grateful for

    1.Youtube platform in order for me to practice law of attraction on the daily, and for food recipes scary stories, and so much content I can listen to just at the tip of my fingers

    2. I am grateful for my job, I am able to make a big difference in so many lives effectively, and have met so many resources and people who can give me great career advice

    3. I am grateful for the opportunity to expand my mind and get an education for a masters degree. I will be going back to school for a masters degree in order for me to fullfill my dream as a social worker. I’m grateful to have the opportunity and free will to truly be passionate about the way I have income.

    4. I am grateful for my health each and everyday. I am perfectly healthy and can exercise whenever I desire and have great stamina and have the power to control my food choices and exercise.

    5. Lastly I am grateful that this universe is made of pure LOVE. We all come from love, so therefore I am grateful my soulmate is out there 😉

  • I am I’m really really trying to embrace this whole gratitude mindset and the journal writing process. It sounds so hokey pokey to me but so many people that I listen to and admire are saying the same thing. That I really wanna understand but it’s so hard because I lived so long with that is old school mindset but I want so much more out of life and I’m just trying to find the way and I will not listen to well you’re 49 and it’s too late I have a purpose and I Want so badly to live my best life even though I’ve wasted 29 years living in the mindset of I can’t I’m just trying to change and it’s all is so doggone hard to change your whole direction particularly at the age of 49 but I have to go for this man

  • I m gratitude, about myself, my dog, the sun, the moon, the family members that supported me on difficult times:) I appreciate my strengths and weaknesses, for having food, for having water, for have the opportunity to smell the roses and flowers in general:D

  • Thank you. After my parents died I found out my brother Jimmy who died in January wasn’t even blood related. And the brother I thought was my brother was my half brother. When Jimmy found out he said “You’ll always be my little sister.” I miss him so much.

  • Thanks for sharing that story with your brother. My Dad is fighting cancer. On a different note, have you read any books talking about self hypnosis?

  • Great content. If you work on your instagram you’ll get a million subscribers in a blink. Your summaries work great as a guidance to which book I want to read next. Thanks!

  • The thing is, I earn my food. I earn my rent. I earn my shelter. Who am I thanking? Gratitude to me is a really lazy way to never want more from life. Just be grateful for everything and anything. Heck, no one is giving me anything. I work for every thing I have, all on my own. I don’t have a partner, or a family, or close friends. I have me. Who am I thanking? Myself? Thank you me for earning the wages by busting your ass?

    Just be grateful. You don’t need to strive for greatness. Just settle. Be grateful and settle.

  • Such a simple practice and yet so profoundly effective. Today I’m taking this video to class to bring more awareness to the power of gratitude. Thanks WellCast: )

  • I am going to try this, Can we be grateful for the things we can do. Both that we are allowed to do and have the ability to do. It seems kinda bad. I am grateful I could go to school. When I think about that poor little girl shot in the head for wanting to go to school, I will just be grateful for Unicorns and cotton candy.

  • I am grateful for your post, and for YouTube, and for Internet so I could find and listen to this, to be inspired, and to be able to share with others!:)

  • Also….. ¿What’s wrong with hugging trees? They give us oxygen right? We should give them a hug in return!….. �� All jokes aside, I’m thankful for this video.

  • Hey wellcast thank you for the postive content you share. You inspire me to continue growing and learning. Your advice is gentle and concise thank you!

  • I am grateful for God, who sustains the spirits of my immediate family. I am grateful, so grateful to God, the creator of the universe, for blessing my family with many gifts and spiritual treats, and for surrounding us with goodly people and opportunities. I am thankful to God because I am here Now and my body is healthy, my mind is free, and my spirit is at peace. The value of these qualities is priceless. I am grateful to God and I am grateful that I have a Good aura/halo, it is very fashionable, very in season, and moral, encouraging good deeds and environmentalism. I am grateful for the forest of my hair, that my face lives nestled deep within, I am grateful for my small but artistic breasts, that shade the top of my belly when the light is shining from directly above. I am grateful for the small of my back, and for the arc of my legs and feet, thank you God, for all the inner organs of my body, and thank you because they are genius and I can never understand them but always know their nature is holy. Thank you.

    I am grateful for the vocal chords in my throat, I am appreciative because they are there. I ask them, at the behest of God to continue to emit high pitch voices, ones matching the tune of my true soul, and they oblidge.

    God, this is amazing, and thank you for the name God, because it’s easy to say and full of benefits. God, thank you! Thank you! THANKS A LOT!


  • I am grateful that I was never the subject to genetic experimentation, I am grateful that I live among wild growing plants that generate an auric field that neutralizes potentially harmful waves coming through the air from electronics, pollution, etc, and emit themselves beneficial natural auric vibrations that are condusive to life, insight, and healthy emotional energies. I am grateful for the natural state of things, and I appreciate the simplicity of the world. I am grateful that it is true that the remedy and prevention to all ailment comes in raw form from nature itself in the form of herbs. Anyone who has made herbal medicine compendiums, in any land, and in any language, I am grateful for them. I am grateful for the wise friends who recommend to us herbs instead of over the counter drugs. I am grateful for the medicine perspective that strives to keep the average person informed of remedies from nature (and thus compelled to protect and honor the wildlife around him/her), rather than encouraging visits to doctors offices, etc, except in very extreme cases. I am grateful for all the herbal wisdom I have learned in my life. Thank you. I feel the information has definitely helped to preserve my inner essence and health in many occasions, and even changed my life.I am therefore thankful for the energy that sustains all life on the plant and the sacred balance of this universe.

  • 10 things I’m greatful for
    my awesome parents
    my dog
    clean food and water
    -my education
    my ability to see, hear, and speak
    waking up today

  • I am grateful for Sonic Youth, Modest Mouse, and other bands from the lo fi indie rock movement.

    I am grateful for Minor treat and Fugazi, rites of spring, the bad brains for giving a real punk scene to Washington dc. I am grateful for anyone who helps support cultures of local punk shows nonconformist and original noncommercial bands… extra points for organism and animal rights/buddha

  • I am grateful for the Bookstores, however, I would also be more grateful for another truly captivating fantasy book series that completely draws me in, in the midst of today’s modern world. I am grateful for books moreso that movies, it is true.

  • Saw this at my school for our weekly Wednesday Outreach. Good job! I am grateful for YOU, letting us know this. Once again, thank you ☺️.
    From a 10 year old girl, looking forward to more of your videos.

  • Great episode:) been doing gratitude meditation 2 times per day since a few weeks and definitely noticing the difference
    Thanks Shawn

  • Grateful for living in a beautiful country, being able to learn and become and a better human being for my family, music, a room where I can relax in a safe space, and simply being able to BE grateful:)

  • I am grateful for having this beautiful body as smile. I am grateful because I have two hands, feet and great brain, I am grateful for my diner tonight, I am grateful because I have many ideas I can work on, I am grateful because the universe always protect me

  • I’m grateful for my cozy teddies, they protect me at night.
    I’m grateful for my family, I’m so lucky to have them.
    I’m grateful for my wi-fi,
    it’s amazing.
    I’m grateful for my clothes, and my hoodies, they help me to stay warm and feel confident.
    I’m grateful for our planet, I show this by recycling the right materials and reducing the plastic I use.

  • I am grateful that the path is harmless and forgiving; I am a 16 year old girl! Thank you, cute aura thank you good intentions! (life is a rollerskating rink meditation) 70s are back, in the GOOD WAY, in the GOOD WAY!

  • I am grateful for the House that I live in. I am grateful for the simple yet elegant design it has. I am grateful for the comfort I find within it. I am grateful for the environmentalist philosophy I have that makes my home nonharmful to the equilibrium of the planet.

  • 1) My memories ��
    2) Coffee ☕️
    3) Be able to contemplate big and beautiful trees ��
    4) Laugh with friends
    5) Having a comfy pair of trainers ��

  • Thank you, I am grateful that I just meditated silently without music or words/thoughts,for 10-15 minutes while seated cross-legged with a straight back, on the bare earth (wildgrowing grass).

  • I am grateful that
    1. My boyfriend is kind and respectable.
    2. I have access to good food, water, shelter and clothes.
    3. I have close friends.
    4. I have time to relax and enjoy life.
    5. My family is not bad.

  • I’m grateful for my family, Grateful cuz I’m studying what I love at the best university in my country, grateful cuz I have a rooftop and a warm meal I’m grateful for my health I’m grateful that nature and cats exist in life

  • I’m grateful for so many things, but mostly for:
    1all the people who are supporting me during my ed recovery
    2all the food I am able to eat everyday
    3having the time and opportunity to practice yoga and mindfulness
    4attending my dream university
    5my parents who, despite the cost of it, have always provided me with everything I needed, being it spiritual or material

  • I’m greatful for my mistakes and challenges, for being the chosen 1, having food and supplies, having all my limbs, and God for blessing me each and everyday

  • I am Class of 2020 and lately it’s been really really REALLY hard for me to be grateful for anything right now. I looked into the LOA because I do have a lot but I just feel so unmotivated and negative. I am really trying my best to pick myself back up and look into all of the positives I have.
    I am grateful for…
    1.) my friends:) they plan adventures and we help each other get our mind off of all the negatives.
    2.) this might be cliche but my phone and internet. I am grateful for the ability to see that I am not alone and that I have access to the world with just a few clicks
    3.) A roof over my head. Recently I went to the city and my friends and I visited a Mexican restaurant that we have never been to but it was the only close thing that was open. We walked there but I just saw so many homeless people, families that were trying to make a living by selling things on the streets and people constantly asking us for money and soliciting. This honestly just broke my heart. I wanted to pull out my wallet and hand some but there was just too many around my friends and I that I wanted to ensure our safety first.
    4.) Nature. Whenever I feel too cluttered and I need some air, I can always count on Earth to have fresh air to calm me down. It’s crazy what a simple walk in the woods or by the shore can do. Thank you Earth.
    5.) My religion and the Universe. My religion helps me to always know that I can count on someone. That that one person will always be there for me, even in my darkest times. He puts things in my life for a reason. The Universe and my religion help me to believe that there always is light at the end of a tunnel and that it will always be there for me. And when I am ready, I will reach it.

  • 5 things I am grateful for:

    1. I finally found the perfect channel to help me with taking care of myself ❤
    2. Waking up in the morning with my family beside me
    3. My mom who cooks very good food every single day <3
    4. My dogs
    5. My friends and the people who checked on me during this quarantine

    You inspire me a lot, Ms. Aileen!! Thank you so much. From this day on, I will try my best to put back all the pieces and rearrange my life. I will try to love and appreciate more.❤❤

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  • I’m so grateful for my cows. I have 3 beautiful boys and 3 beautiful girls. I’m grateful for my cats. I have 6 cute little guys & just took in another boy to help him heal. I’m grateful for this wide open space I live in with clean fresh air. For the rain and the sunshine.I’m grateful for the trees and the protection they provide us all with. I’m grateful for all the wildlife that I get to see especially at night.

  • I am grateful for my heartbeats
    I am grateful for unlimited oxygen
    I am grateful for healthy cells
    I am grateful for my five senses
    I am grateful for You��

  • 1. My super cool-weird-understanding dad
    2. My sweet mom
    3. Inner jokes with my brother hehe
    4. The vanilla aromatizer I have on my desk
    5. The fact that I can cover myself with blankets or clothes when I’m cold

  • 1. Maybe cliche, but I am great-full for my husband (we are together 14 years) for our relationship and the type of person he is. He taught me happiness. and gratefulness.
    2. I am thankful for my health and the fact I lost some weight that has been extra. I keep going strong:)
    3. We are economically stable, have well paid jobs and our own flat and nice car.
    4. I am grateful for the health of my family.
    5. I am happy with who I am, persistent worked and great at it.
    6. I am great full that is summer, that we have this wonderful world to live in and that I could have seen so many beautiful things in my 36 years of live.

  • I’m grateful for…
    1.Having an amazing bf that loves me and support me every single day<3
    2.Being able to drink water, and get it as much as i want
    3.Having a cute and big family that gives me love and tons of cute memories
    4.Sticking to a skincare routine and seeing positive changing on my skin
    5.To be able to use my 5 senses to the maximum and take advantage of them always

  • The word of God supports this concept. It literally tells us to think of beautiful things:

    “Whatever they do prospers.” The apostle Paul said, “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable — if anything is excellent or praiseworthy — think about such things and the God of peace will be with you” (Philippians 4:8)

    Verses supporting gratitude:

    The apostle Paul exhorts us in Scripture to to give thanks for all things, in all circumstances (Eph 5:20; 1 Thess 5:18), even in suffering (Rom 5:3-5 ; James 1:1-4),and to do everything in the name of Jesus out of a spirit of gratitude (Col 3:17). On the other hand, thanklessness marks godless and wicked men who suppress the truth about God (Rom 1:18-21).

    Thank you for the video, it’s wonderful you’re seeking to learn and spread good things ❤️ I hope you seek to know who exactly created you, you were specifically created, not evolved by accident friend.

  • I’m grateful for my pets, having a garden during the tough situation right now, my health, My books like Heidi by Johanna Spyri and my suncream ��

  • 1. Grateful for the food and water I had today.
    2. Grateful for my parents are with me
    3. Grateful for the having relatives and frds that care about me
    4. Grateful that I have a job
    5. Grateful that I can walk and smile and see

  • I am grateful for
    1. Being able to communicate with others online as when I feel isolated it allows me to come up with different perspectives to my own that I may have not been able to if I was in isolation by myself without it.
    2. The fact that I am-able to walk and speak in languages. Life would be extremely difficult for me if I could not communicate with my mouth and share the clutter in my head. I love walking too, it is freeing.
    3. Our consciousness allows us to become an ever changing being who can differentiate their vibrations from low to high in a second if your outlook on life changes it makes you appreciate life for what it is before you can’t.
    4. Simply having celebrities be a thing. If we did not have them, I do not think many people would’ve motivated to change into better people or somebody that had an impact on the future for the next generations. Good celebrities are impactful in this way.
    5. Emotions are extremely important to the human experience and learning about yourself and what you want to do. Without emotions, this would be less of a ride through experiences that make you excited, but sad, yet you’ll still go back to that high one day, it’d be more of a walk with a sitting neutral feeling that never leaves. This is why I am grateful for emotions, they can make the colour of life pop out if you couldn’t see it before.

  • I appreciate who I am where I am and all I have:
    1.I appreciate my inner peace��
    2.I appreciate social media and networks for connection and knowledge��
    3.I appreciate the generation I was born and raised in����‍♀️
    4.I appreciate the existence of love joy and. Peace������
    5.I appreciate the smile on my face ������

  • I’m so grateful for:
    _waking up everyday
    _having the peace to do my usual activities
    _having a powerful mind
    _finding your chanel in the exact right time
    _seeing how much the world and the people inside it are beautiful ��

  • 5 Things I’m grateful for:

    1. My mother. She’s such a loving human… her humor, her unconditional love, her creativity. She’s beautiful.
    2. The fact that I can read and write, and was educated by teachers who cared enough about their jobs to come to work 5 days a week to educate little people
    3. Music, because it provides us with so much pleasure. It’s my favorite form of creativity, and love the way that when a nice song or beat comes on, people instinctively want to move around to it
    4. The clothes on my back. The fact that I’m able to dress nicely is a luxury not everyone has
    5. This video. Thank u for this

  • I love learning from u, this small period of time I have stumbled across ur channel has made me a lot different and calmer. Thank u

  • 5 things I’m grateful for:
    1. To have beautiful souls like you share their gifts and knowledge with the world. You really help expand my perspective and I’m grateful you exist.
    2. For having such a sweet, healthy relationship where we constantly motivate each other to keep pushing forward and to keep growing as individuals.
    3. For my sweet pup on my lap right now.
    4. For the heat I have in my home. I know many people are freezing right now in this cold and I’m so grateful to be warm with just a click of a button.
    5. This yummy cup of coffee I’m sipping on
    This practice made my heart feel warm, thank you

  • 1. I am grateful for being hired at Royal oaks country club.

    2. I am grateful for my amazing significant other.

    3. I am grateful that I have a comfortable bed to lay my head at night.

    4. I am grateful for being able to walk on my two legs.

    5. I am grateful for my spirit guides and angels.

  • I am grateful that proper planning and Jewish prophetic wisdom has ensured that my posture will be good and my back will be straight. It will be easier to meditate, save energy and take joy in wholesome activities.

    I am grateful that proper planning and jewish prophetic wisdom has ensured that your posture will be good and your back will be straight. It will be easier to meditate, save energy and take joy in wholesome activities.

  • I’m grateful for:
    1. My creativity and talent.
    2. My best friend who’s always there for me.
    3. That I live in this time and place. The Netherlands is a rich country and I’m happy that that people don’t get decapitated anymore and that women are allowed to do a lot more.
    4. That my family has enough money to go on vacations, eat enough and buy meaningful things.
    5. That I have the power to change my life.

  • 1.I am grateful for internet that’s helping me currently learn more about the brain and how it develops since birth.
    2. Am grateful for my 2 children who am able to bathe, read to, take them to school and teach them about life as well as play with & listen and learn from them.
    3. Am grateful for the recent increase of my vitamin d levels and iron which were deficient for about year. Am even more so grateful because for iron increase I did so with natural foods, for vitamin d I used the gift of sun all summer and have been lately taking the pills for the winter.
    3. Am grateful for the ability to breath deeply & calmly.
    4. Am grateful for my car that I use to run errands.
    5. Am grateful for a job that pays me to take care of our family.

  • ok so hi
    I’m grateful for:
    1.being able to change my hair color in one hour, thanks to my mom
    2.sticking with veganism(3yrs vegetarian and soon 1year vegan) not yet gratefull 100%for it but I’m sure I will be stronger after that passes, still hurts(boysssssss and crushes oh man thats a hard one to move on from haha)
    4.having balls last week to come up to a guy and ask for his number while he was working at a cinema hahaah(yup he gave it to me butttttttt I didnt send him a single message yet…;/0)
    5.for an amazing “teen wolf” series, that is so sentimental to me because it was the first series I ever watched like every episode and loved it, Dylan O’Brien have an ability to cheer me up, this whole series does that’s why I watched it for the second time <3

  • I forget to be grateful these days but now I am grateful finding this video that remind me to practice again
    I ever experienced the power of grateful
    I want to feel it again more and more
    It is like a positive addiction but unfortunately cause of my complicated minds and overthinking these days i find difficulties to do it, vut seriously I will cause I need it. Thankyou

  • im grateful for my life. im grateful for the chance to go to school and educate. im grateful for all the situations in my life that make me grow as a person. im grateful for the fact that i am a unique existence. i am grateful for my friends and family. i am grateful for the nature, animals and good people. ��

  • I am Grateful to Goddess for blessing this world with the wonders of Nature, I am grateful for the forests the lakes mountains spring summer fall and the winter snow. I am grateful for the quality things in life, sunsets in the trees, poetry of Kerouac, zen meditation in America without a teacher. I am grateful for my family and for the deer and the turtles as well, I am grateful because their lives have meaning and are innocent and undivided, they ground us back in the simplicity and wisdom we need to thrive. When I walk in nature I remember Goddess and give thanks

  • I’m grateful for the breakfast I am eating… I am happy that yesterday I spent time with my cousins and we had a good laugh about childhood days…. I am relieved that I have the whole day as a chance to work through my studies… I love watching your videos…and I am glad I came across this video-i was thinking of writing about things I should be grateful for…your video is a push in the right direction ♥️

  • 1) Je suis reconnaissante d’avoir accès aux soins dans mon pays
    2) Je suis reconnaissante d’intégrer une des meilleurs université dans son domaine
    3) Je suis reconnaissante d’avoir une famille qui me soutient énormément dans mon projet d’étude et professionnel.
    4) Je suis reconnaissante d’avoir ratée le train ce matin pour aller à l’université car j’ai pue tranquillement répondre à un appel important
    5) Je suis reconnaissante de la chance que j’ai de vivre dans un système d’éducation ouvert.

  • I’m grateful for:
    1-my health
    2-for having my mom with me (we used to live countries apart)
    3-for having a job and be able to work
    4for having all my limbs and all my senses
    5-for being a US citizen. I’m an immigrant and after many years of living in this country to have my citizenship is such a great feeling.

  • Thanks Shawn!!.. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!!…btw since watching your podcast I posted at while back saying I had a weightloss goal. have lost over 53lbs since that 20 more or so to go… just wanna say thank u and ur team!! ��

  • 1. a wonderful family, even if they can be crazy
    2. my amazing dogs, who just love to play and cuddle
    3. having the beautiful home
    4. having nice clothes on my back everyday
    5. having delicious food for fuel me with energy
    6. having friends that are there to help and support me

  • 5 things I’m grateful for:
    1. My cat. I honestly love my cat so much. There was a time when he was a few months old, he was playing around on front of me in my room. It was just me and him in my room. I started crying because during that time my depression was at peak that day. My heart was in so much pain all i could do was cry. My cat who jumping around playing on my bed..where i was sitting too…stopped what he was doing and looked straight at me. He quickly came to me and started rubbing his face on my eyes and sat with me till i stopped crying. He is now 3 years old and i still cant forget that day. I love him so much…if i ever lost him..i don’t know what I’ll do to be honest. Im so glad to have him in my life.
    2. My parents. They literally went through heck of a lot because of me and my sibilings..yet..they stayed so strong and loving and caring. I could go on. But these words are not strong enough to describe how i feel about my parents. I really do respect those amazing parents out there who stay strong and loving even when their children do some much that hurt them. I believe being a parent is one of the hardest thing to do. Im not a i dont know how it feels…but im sure being a parent is both the most hardest energy draining but the most worthit beautiful thing to do. I respect you a lot! I am grateful for having both my parents.
    3. Being able to go and study for what i yern for. I know its going to be a long road to becoming what i want but many people out there cant afford a day in school. I really do hope that one day they’ll get what they yern for.
    4. Being able to sleep at night. In a home that has shelter. On a clean comfy bed. I really am grateful that i have this.
    5. My loved ones are still here and me. Its true. Family always comes first. Without my family…i dont even know…

    It was hard for me to think about these 5. For roughly 3 years i haven’t had a single friend that i felt comfortable with and can be myself and someone who accepted me. Only recently i noticed that i dont need to have friends, at least i have my family. But sometimes i do feel down…because i miss my first ever friend and bestfriend in year 6. Her name was Kristen. Even though i only knew her for not a full year but nearly a year, ive never felt the same with anyone else like i did with her. I was always happy to see her. Its been a very long now 20. Nearly 10 years. I hope she reads this. Maybe. Hopefully.

  • Sorry, but why do we need scientific proof on everything? Why can’t people just practice gratitude and realize ** for themselves ** that they become happier!

  • I’m grateful for:

    having both parents in my life
    the opportunities presented
    the challenge of patience
    getting another moment for life

  • I’m grateful for finding your page!!!i’m grateful for my health!for having amazing friends!for having a perfect and supportive parents!!and i’m grateful for having this chance to live in this world!!!

  • I am grateful again for my healthy back! I sat in meditation today in the same manner as I sat yesterday, for 10-15 minutes on the green grass of the earth, breathing the clean air and taking in the beautiful view of the sky! Mind still, thought still, relaxing within.

  • 1. I am grateful for the many opportinites I have been offered this year to grow.

    2. I am grateful for the many sacrifices my family has made for me.

    3. I’m grateful for the years I had with my grandmother before she passed away.

    4. I am grateful for the support I receive from so many people.

    5. I am grateful for my marriage even thought it had to end.

    6. I am grateful for the challenges that led me to starting my own business.

    7. I am grateful for my life, and I am glad I didn’t take it when I had the chance.

    8. I am grateful for the present moment.

    9. I am grateful for my dog Langston.

    10. I am grateful to The Most High for His grace, and love.

  • 5 things that I grateful for:
    1. Unlimited love from my family
    2. I have a lot of good friend
    3. I am one step over my dream
    4. I’m healthy
    5. I’m surrounded with lovely person

  • I was so sad, i was crying cause i broke up with my girlfriend and have no friends to talk with. But suddenly my Dad calls. #1 my dad and mom they live far away I really miss them. They are my family and my truly bff. #2my cat #3 I have money for education,food and paints. #4 whatever if I have parents who loves me is enough. Even if a have gender issues, anxiety issues, bad temper. Grow up, they still believe for me when i can’t.

  • Things im grateful for..
    1) Connecting with someone you’ve only known on a superficial level
    2) Coffee with a good amount of sugar in the morning
    3) Winged eyeliner thats easy to apply
    4) The sound of nails tapping on a surface
    5) A workout that makes you sweat and makes you feel like the most amazing thing in this world. ��✨

  • I am thankful that god give me my kousik as my husbend
    I am blessed that i have internet connection
    I am blessed that i have foood,sheltar
    I am blessed that i am divinly protected
    I am blessed that i am beautiful

  • I’m grateful for…

    1)… that I’ve found your channel Aileen. It has changed my life!��

    2)… the commitment I’ve done to really do your exercises and take small steps towards my own dream life.

    3)… that I’ve been able to stand so much imperfection today. It’s sometimes really hard for me, but I’m getting better!��

    4)… that I went and boiled my menstrual cup, althrough my whole family was at home. At first I thougt I wouldn’t be able to do it, but I was wrong. Anyone doesn’t have to try to hide their period. We all know it’s silly to try to keep them a secret, but it’s still hard to do differently. But it doesn’t mean you couldn’t do differently.

    5)… this mouse emoji. I love it so much and use it much.

  • Hi! Tysm for making my day! My teacher showed me this in class, my friends and i started to do this. Atleas were staring tonight. Tysm again!

  • 1) I am thankful to Aileen, reminding me for being grateful for everything.
    2) I appreciate the time I am given to improve myself. Although a freelancer and earning, sometimes I feel so alone and lacking social activity.. but I understand that I get this time to upgrade my other skills also into spirituality.
    3) I appreciate my husband for being very kind and patient with me
    4) I am humbled by the fact that I’ve got food, shelter and the basics to get my day going smoothly
    5) I so appreciate that I found out some new skills at this free time I didn’t ever know. I was doing random stuff to make myself feel good but then I realized that I am good at it. Thank you Jesus for giving me hope and loving me unconditionally

  • I just love the power of gratitude. Changes your life for sure and we can do it collectively….Thank you for more trees, thank you for cleaner air, thank you for healthier seas, thank you for everyone eating 3 meals a day. Thank you for peaceful thoughts in everyone. Thank you for love and kindness to all creatures. Thank you for our healthy balanced planet. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

  • Boost your self esteem, your self Enhance your sleep,increase your empathy,Cultivate an attitude of gratitude,savor positive experience.Share the Love, try meditation, be more Kind…

  • My cat.
    My friends and family.
    My healthy and able body.
    My sound mind.
    Aileen you are so helpful!! You are my favorite person in the world! Thank you for everything.

  • 5 things I’m grateful for:
    1. My sister
    2. My best friends
    3. Mangos
    4. Great books
    5. Meditation
    Thank you so much for this video, I needed this!!

  • I am grateful for
    House: every body does not has house they own.most people rent home.acres of lands but i have been blessed with my own home.

    Friends:i have got a group of friends who i love to hang out with.
    They are funny and nice people overall.some of em make fun of me but i dont know what to do.
    But still some friend are close to my heart.I am blessed to have them in my life.

    Health: i am quite healthy. not very healthy but healthier than most people around the world.Many people dont have food to eat and dying of mal nutrition and i m wasting food here.

    Nation: i am not born in some of extremely poor country’s of arfica or dictator country like north korea so i acan say myself lucky.i am not very poor or very rich.i am inthe middle.

    Best time of planet:i am grateful for being born with best generation of mankind. My parents or their parents were extremely unlucky to have to live in old age. They didnt had access to internet or anything. They were extremely unlucky. they didnt. Had utube google or pornhub. And i feel bad for them.

  • I’m gratuitous for the opportunity to be aware that appreciation takes effort. I’m so grateful for the progress I have made in my people skills and changing my overall attitude and perspective in life. I’m thankful for the ability to be where I’m at and notice the small things that give life awe and reflect nothing but amazement. I’m thankful that I get to wake up and give notice to these miniscule, but special achievements and victories and to be able to tell anyone, any day that I love them and appreciate them.

  • I am grateful for the Museums at the Smithsonian in Washington DC

    I am grateful for all the American Citizens living thoughtfully and sharing cultures dreams and ideas peacefully.

    I am grateful for the United States and I am glad that President Hillary Clinton is currently in office.

    I am grateful for the environmentalists.

  • im grateful for my healthy life
    im grateful that i can come up with scholarship solution for my conference
    im grateful for my attentive parents
    im grateful for my tolerant partner
    im grateful for waking up today
    im grateful for my solid conference team
    im grateful for my success in academic & organizational
    im grateful for my scholarship
    im grateful for being able to write this right now
    im grateful for simply being alive