The Being & The Doing EPISODE 14:
What You Don’t Know about Gratitude
Gratitude is not just the latest new age fad. Research shows that a regular gratitude practice can make us happier and healthier. In this episode I debunk a few myths about gratitude and challenge you to change your thinking about counting your blessings. You’ll learn a few simple gratitude practices that you can start using today.
*A full transcript will be posted soon at the bottom of this page.
13 Inspiring Gratitude Quotes
Here’s a blog I wrote that shares some of the key elements of gratitude.
15 Simple Gratitude Practices [free download]
Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier by Dr. Robert Emmonds
Authentic Happiness by Dr. Martin Selegman
This Episode’s Homework
Something to think about:
What is the thing that I most take for granted?
Something to try:
Pick one of the practices that I mentioned – doing a gratitude journal, paying attention to how you say thanks, appreciating what you take for granted or writing a note of thanks or modeling with your kids or co-workers. Or check out the other practices included in the download. It’s not enough to have an attitude – you need to have some action behind it.
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CREDITS: The Being & The Doing podcast is produced by Neela Bell. Voiceovers by Jason Harris. Music is GoodMorning Sunshine by Yoav Alyagon and Firefly by Scott Buckley.