Gratitude is not just an emotion that shows how appreciative you are to someone. Showing gratitude also has positive personal effects for the people that engage in it. Watch this video to see how gratitude can allow you to live more happily in the moment, suppress negative emotions, deal better with stress, and improve your socialization and self-worth.

Key Takeaways:

  • Grateful people are more stress resilient
  • Gratitude strengthens social ties
  • Gratitude allows celebration of the present

“There’s a number of important reasons why gratitude works, why it matters.”

~ Robert Emmons – Professor of Psychology, UC Davis