“Gratitude is good medicine”
This past week I mentioned an article in the Los Angeles Time titled: Why gratitude is so good! by Arlene Dawson (click for full article) Listing 10 ways in which you can foster gratitude and how important it can be in life. Studies show that practicing gratitude can help lower blood pressure, stop smoking and reduce stress.
A quote from Robert A. Emmons, Professor Of Psychology at UC Davis: “Gratitude is good medicine”.
Reading more of his writings I came across a suggestion of how to deal with the current unrest in this world, both near and far. It was suggested to take our attention to the community where you live and make a difference is helping where you are receiving gratitude. A place which gives you pleasure and work towards preserving it for others to receive and appreciate. See more #6 in the article.