National Lampoons Christmas Vacation had a most memorable scene where Clark, revealing his year-end bonus is a one year membership to the Jelly of the Month Club, and Eddie replies, “that’s the gift that keeps on giving the whole year.”
Well, that is not the gift I am referring to…
Studies in positive psychology show that when we deliberately promote gratitude it increases our well-being and happiness. In addition, expression of it to others is directly linked with increased energy, optimism, and empathy.
This holiday season, be grateful!