What Benefits Can YOU Achieve By Practicing Gratitude?


  • Promotes Happiness
  • Increases Psychological Wellbeing
  • Enhances Positive Emotions
  • Improves Self Esteem
  • Protection from Suicidal Thoughts


  • Improves Social Relationships and Friendships
  • Improves Romantic Relationships
  • Increases Social Support
  • Strengthens Family Relationships During Stressful Events


  • Boosts Optimism
  • Increases Spiritualism
  • Promotes Giving
  • Reduces Materialism


  • Enhances Managerial Skills
  • Reduces Impatience
  • Increases Decision Making Skills
  • Helps Find Meaning in Work
  • Promotes Decreased Turn Over
  • Reduction in Work Related Stress and Mental Health

Physical Health

  • Reduction in Symptoms of Depression
  • Blood Pressure Reduction
  • Sleep Improvement
  • Improved Exercise Frequency and Overall Physical Health


  • From Substance Misuse
  • From Coronary Health Events
  • From Depression

Beyond merely improving physical health, gratitude has also been applied to aid recovery from several conditions and diagnoses.

Whether the issue is substance abuse or a physical ailment, gratitude might be able to help those who are suffering to take control of their lives and get well again.

Courtney E. Ackerman, MA


Ackerman, C. E., MA. (2021, June 22). 28 Benefits of Gratitude & Most Significant Research Findings. PositivePsychology.Com.

Guided Gratitude Meditation

Listen to my Guided Gratitude Meditation today! This meditation is a little longer, so I apologize but I really wanted to share it with you. I created it for a class I was taking a few years ago. Pay attention to your mood before and after and see if you notice any changes. Daily Gratitude Practice can have many positive impacts in your life.

give it a try and see what benefits you experience in your life!

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As a mother of 2 young children, Sarah has embraced her passion for playful writing and has become a published Children's Book Author. She believes that the best medium for learning is through play and shares activities that other parents, caregivers and educators can use with their children as well. Sarah also extends her gift of creativity and design to business owners and other aspiring authors with her Marketing & Design services.

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