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The health benefits of developing an attitude of gratitude

Did you know that aside from making you feel good, expressing gratitude can also improve your health! Professor Robert Emmons, a professor of psychology at the University of California and one of the foremost authorities on the topic of gratitude in North America, indicates that gratitude is not merely a positive emotion; it also improves your health if cultivated. As a result, Emmons has found that people who cultivate an attitude of gratitude consistently experienced significant improvements in their life including: Physical • A…

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