Gratitude can increase happiness by 25%

Gratitude can increase happiness by 25%

Happiness and Gratitude – I tend to agree with Nassim Taleb, that statistical evidence in the social sciences often amounts to little more than lies, but the concept seems worth some self-experimentation. Here’s the method…

One a week for 10 weeks, write down 5 things you are grateful for that had happened in the previous week.

If you do, you’re likely to feel happier after the 10 weeks are up than you did when you started the gratitude practice.

via Practicing Gratitude Can Increase Happiness by 25% — PsyBlog

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