Psychologist Robert Emmons recently told us about the many benefits of practicing gratitude.
- “First, the practice of gratitude can increase happiness levels by around 25%. Second, this is not hard to achieve — a few hours spent writing a gratitude journal over 3 weeks can create an effect that lasts 6 months if not more. Third, that cultivating gratitude brings other health effects, such as longer and better quality sleep time.”
Thanksgiving flew by for me this year without my taking the time to express gratitude to many of the people who have been so generous with their time and advice.
Given that this is a blog, I would like to say Thank You! to the following bloggers [Read more…] about Gratitude and Appreciation: from Theory to Practice
(Thanks for the lead, Tom!)
David Brooks writes a great column (requires subscription) in the NYT titled A Critique of Pure Reason. He expands the usual restricted understanding of “education” to incorporate a wider sense of “learning”, by discussing