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Expressing and receiving gratitude

Expressing gratitude can make you a better person. According to research, gratitude has a dampening effect on certain morally questionable behaviours. Gratitude also evokes a cooperative response.

When someone is receiving gratitude , the need to be competent and the need to feel connected are fulfilled. If someone helps you, be sure to express your appreciation - it will make your helper feel capable and valued, and will increase the odds that they will help more people.

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