A List of 26 Gratitude Exercises, Activities, Worksheets, Games, and Ideas

31 Gratitude Exercises That Will Boost Your Happiness (+PDF)

The power of gratitude is really quite extraordinary. We usually show our gratitude to others when we feel indebted to them, when we have benefitted from their actions, and when we want to make our feelings towards them known. Showing gratitude is sometimes a required or expected thin
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The 20 Best Ted Talks And Videos on The Power of Gratitude

The 20 Best TED Talks And Videos on The Power of Gratitude

Here at the Positive Psychology Program, we have recently been discussing the power of gratitude from a variety of angles. Whether you have been following along all month or this is the first article you are reading, we hope these videos will help drive home the idea that feeling grat
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5 Best Books on Gratitude + Oliver Sacks’ Gratitude Book

5 Best Books on Gratitude + Oliver Sacks’ Gratitude Book

Gratitude has been a popular topic around the Positive Psychology Program lately. This isn’t overly surprising, as gratitude has been a hot topic in the world of positive psychology research for many years. In fact, if you type “gratitude” into Google Scholar, you’ll get about 1.32 mi
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Gratitude Meditation: A Simple But Powerful Happiness Intervention

Gratitude Meditation: A Simple But Powerful Happiness Intervention

Gratitude meditation is a type of meditation which, as the name suggests, focuses on gratitude. This article will define gratitude meditation, discuss some of its benefits, and relate it to mindfulness. It also includes a few guided gratitude meditations, so you can start your practic
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Gratitude Journal: 67 Templates, Ideas, and Apps for Your Diary

Gratitude Journal: 67 Templates, Ideas, and Apps for Your Diary

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. – John F. Kennedy Gratitude is like most desirable traits and qualities in that it is usually not enough to simply decide to be grateful – we must actively pract
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The Benefits of Gratitude: 28 Questions Answered Thanks to Gratitude Research

The Benefits of Gratitude: 28 Questions Answered Thanks to Gratitude Research

We recently posted an article about how to incorporate a regular practice of gratitude into your life. It includes some excellent tips, ideas, and exercises to start being more grateful. However, most people like to know how they can benefit before they start a regular practice. That’
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more more never enough

The #1 Reason Why We Want More And More (And More)

The #1 thing that holds people back from having a smooooothe-as-honey lifestyle, where you can just get up, feel great, and connect with other people in meaningful ways, is… (Drum roll) Not being grateful. You can have all the money and achievements in the world. But, if you are grate
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What is Gratitude? Its Meaning + 10 Definitions, Synonyms and Antonyms

What is Gratitude? Its Meaning + 10 Definitions, Synonyms and Antonyms

Gratitude is an emotion similar to appreciation that most people are familiar with. What many people do not know is that gratitude plays an important role in several historical movements, and that gratitude is now becoming an important part of psychology research, and especially posit
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gratitude appreciation article

What is Gratitude and What Is Its Role in Positive Psychology?

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a variety of things that can co
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tiny wins technique builds gratitude

Celebrate the Tiny Wins: A Simple Way to Build Gratitude

Of all the emotionally positive states available to human beings, the feeling of gratitude is one of the greatest. When we feel grateful, any difficulties in our lives are swept away and all we’re left with is the utmost appreciation for everything that we have. What lacks clarity, ho
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higher self interview with johnny

Interview With Johnny: Our 5 Inborn Gifts and Higher Self

Yesterday I posted a picture in our Facebook community of an organic restaurant menu here in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia called ‘Soma’ that contains what I call positive psychology interventions. In the menu, customers are invited to mindfully eat their food, to be grateful for it and to sa
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Social Comparison: An Unavoidable Upward Or Downward Spiral

Social Comparison is a well-established topic in psychology literature, where its complex positives and negatives have been widely debated. But do we really need to engage in it and will it help us in the long term?  Comparing ourselves to others is one of many strategies used in the
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