Embrace Sober House 30-Day Gratitude Journal
Updated: Jan 26
According to an article on the Harvard Healthy website, which outlines research on the topic: "Gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships."
Here are seven scientifically proven benefits of gratitude from the Psychology Today website;
Gratitude opens the door to more relationships.
Gratitude improves physical health.
Gratitude improves psychological health.
Gratitude enhances empathy and reduces aggression.
Grateful people sleep better.
Gratitude improves self-esteem.
Gratitude increases mental strength.
In her book ‘The Gifts of Imperfection,’ Brene Brown emphasizes that maintaining an attitude of gratitude is insufficient to cultivate joy unless it translates to a behavior. Brown asserts that the wholehearted folk whom she interviewed all had a tangible practice of gratitude, whether that was journaling, meditation, or saying grace. She stressed the importance of turning the attitude into an action.
The Embrace Sober House 30-Day Gratitude Journal was created by Eugene Leonard while volunteering at the facility. Click the link below to download free of charge. Take action in 2023!