Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one does have (family, health, love, etc.). Studies show that gratitude not only can be deliberately cultivated but can increase levels of well-being and happiness. In addition, grateful thinking-and especially expression of it to others-is associated with increased levels of energy, optimism, and empathy.
Although gratitude is an expression of thanks toward others and the positive aspects of our lives, but is also for ourselves. Read more...