Manjula Ghattamaneni

Benefits of Gratitude

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Gratitude is a beautiful emotion that brings us several benefits. It enriches our life and makes us become aware of many blessings in life. Below are some benefits we experience when we practice gratitude regularly.

Benefits of Gratitude

  1. Relaxes our body and mind: When we practice gratitude, our body and mind relax and we feel better. Gratitude induces a relaxed state of mind where we feel life is good.
  2. Makes us happier: Gratitude helps us see the many blessings in our life. And this perspective of abundance helps us become happier.
  3. Relieves stress: Stress is a common ailment of current times. Stress leads to many short term and long term issues. Regular practice of gratitude lowers down the stress levels.

These are some benefits of practicing gratitude. To know more about gratitude and its benefits in our life, check out the below video.

Video Transcript

If you are seeing this video and reading these words, you are more prosperous than the kings and queens of the past. Did you ever think about it? Internet, Mobile, Electricity, Vehicles, Flights, AC, Youtube – Even the greatest kings of the past did not have these. We are all blessed with many wonderful people and things around us.

But the question is – Do we notice these blessings? Many of us don’t recognize the blessings. Gratitude is a great tool that helps us notice the blessings in our life.

In our life, many wonderful things happen daily. But we don’t even notice them. We just take things for granted. We don’t appreciate them. Only when we are grateful for something, it grows in our life. This is the law of nature. So, shall we practice gratitude and increase the number of blessings in life? This is my gratitude journal. Every day, take some time morning and night before you sleep and write down any three things for which you are grateful in your life.

So, shall we start? Can you please write down three things that you are grateful for in life in the comments below? I would love to read them. Shall we start?

7 benefits of Gratitude

  1. Relaxes our body and mind.
  2. Makes us happier.
  3. Relieves stress.
  4. Improves physical, emotional, mental health.
  5. Increases lifespan. Studies have shown that people who are grateful live longer.
  6. Boosts our confidence levels.
  7. Improves our relationships.

5 tips to practice gratitude:

  1. Start your day with gratitude.
  2. Do a gratitude walk for 10 minutes every day. Walk and practice gratitude for all the blessings in your life.
  3. Express your gratitude to your family members.
  4. Practice gratitude while eating.
  5. End your day with gratitude.