Why keeping a gratitude journal is good for you.

Before sharing my personal experience on keeping a gratitude journal, I would like to briefly talk about what gratitude is and the benefits of expressing gratitude. So what is gratitude anyway? Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one already has, as opposed to, for example, a consumer-driven emphasis on what one wants. Benedictine monk, Br. David Steindl-Rast, underlines  two qualities with regards to gratitude: –    Appreciation – you recognize that something is valuable […]

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