Gratitude has become a buzzworthy wellness term, and for good reason: Cultivating a gratitude practice infuses your well-being with a positive outlook and mind-set that impacts both body and mind!
Did you know that the practice of gratitude can positively change your physiology? Really! Robert A. Emmons, a leading expert on the science of gratitude, explains why and how gratitude has such a profound impact on health: “Gratitude works because it allows individuals to celebrate the present and be an active participant in their own lives.” Essentially, the mind-set improvements from expressing gratitude every day can affect profound changes in our biochemistry, from our immune system to our heart, and beyond!
Watch A Health Coach Explains Cultivating Gratitude
So how do you create a gratitude practice that feels genuine and like something you can do every day? As with any other wellness routine, you have to start somewhere! Right now, as you’re reading this blog post, you can probably recount one thing you’re grateful for today – your friendships, your family, your pet, your ability to work from home. It can be anything.
Consistently practicing gratitude is just that – a practice. It will take time for you to figure out what works for you. In our newest episode of A Health Coach Explains, Health Coach Carly covers everything you need to know about gratitude and why it can become such an important part of your health journey.
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