Mindful Expat Episode 32: Thanksgiving & Gratitude (Even If You’re Not Feeling So Grateful at the Moment)

What you’ll hear in this episode:

• The benefits of practicing gratitude (to our emotional, psychological, and physical health!).
• What it even means to “practice” gratitude. (And how doing so can help you experience more spontaneous gratitude as well!)
• A short gratitude practice that you can incorporate into your daily routine that is supported by a bunch of research.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

• I mentioned Robert Emmons (from the University of California, Davis) and his research on gratitude. To learn more about this fascinating research, check out this article from Greater Good magazine.
• To check out Robert Emmons’ book on this topic, go here.
• I also referred back to a previous episode of this podcast, where we talked about some related topics: www.mindfulexpat.com/episode24.

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