10 Simple Ways for Moms to Practice Gratitude
Thanksgiving is almost here, which makes it the perfect time to evaluate how we’re teaching our kids about gratitude. In her book “The How of Happiness”, psychologist and author Sonja Lubomirsky identifies gratitude as the number one tool for happiness. Taking it a step further, we know that practicing gratitude is extremely beneficial to one’s mental and physical health, can improve sleep, enhance relationships, help boost self-worth, and overall, does a body good.
According to Amy Morin via Psychology Today, there are 7 scientifically proven benefits of gratitude:
Improves physical healthImproves psychological healthEnhances empathy and reduces aggressionMay help you sleep better and longerImproves self-esteemIncreases mental strengthOpens the door to more relationships
Since it’s officially the season of thanks and giving, here are 10 ways you can practice and incorporate the art of gratitude into your life!