How Gratitude Can Help You Through Hard Times

IMG_1279Deep gratitude can change the way you feel towards yourself and the world. It can be an antidote to depression. UCDavis psychology professor, Robert Emmons PhD., writes about his research and experience with gratitude and its benefits. 

How Gratitude Can Help You Through Hard Times by Robert Emmens, Greater Good Science Center UC Berkeley

A decade’s worth of research on gratitude has shown me that when life is going well, gratitude allows us to celebrate and magnify the goodness. But what about when life goes badly? In the midst of the economic maelstrom that has gripped our country, I have often been asked if people can—or even should—feel grateful under such dire circumstances. Read More…