Ways to Improve Positivity
How often do you feel thankful for the good things in your life? Studies suggest that
making a habit of noticing what’s going well in your life could have health benefits.
Taking the time to feel gratitude may improve your emotional well-being by helping you
cope with stress. Early research suggests that a daily practice of gratitude could affect
the body, too. For example, one study found that gratitude was linked to fewer signs of
The first step in any gratitude practice is to reflect on the good things that have
happened in your life. These can be big or little things. It can be as simple as scoring a
good parking space that day or enjoying a hot mug of coffee. Or, perhaps you feel
grateful for a close friend’s compassionate support.