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That’s why we need to intentionally pay attention to the good things in life. In this way, we can reverse our adaptation, see the wonderful things as they are, and feel the power of gratitude.

Research shows that the practice of gratitude can change subjective wellbeing. Even a small act like listing a few things we are grateful for has an incredibly powerful effect on our mental health.

By paying attention to the things we are grateful for, we cultivate happiness, compassion, and kindness.

By being grateful, we cultivate a better life.


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