Gratitude: the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation...Oxford Dictionary
Too often we reserve gratitude for momentous occasions, but in order to reap the benefits, gratitude must be practiced daily.
Robert Emmons, a psychologist, and author of ‘Thanks!: How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier’ reports that merely keeping a gratitude journal can significantly increase well-being and life satisfaction.
Let's consider the benefits of getting in the habit of writing down at least three things you’re grateful for. This can take the form of writing in a journal, making a note on your phone, writing yourself an email, or writing a note to someone in your life about why you appreciate them.