Giving Thanks: Six Easy Ways to Live a Healthier Life

Both intuition and research have shown that feeling grateful makes people feel good, physically and emotionally. Gratitude, as defined by psychologist Robert Emmons  studying this positive emotion, is a two part emotion. First, gratitude is when we affirm that there are good things in the world. Secondly, gratitude is when …

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Appreciation in South Asian Families

While Marisa’s husband was away on a business trip, her mother-in-law Usha stayed with her to help her take care of Karan, who had developed chicken pox. Marisa and her Usha had a surprisingly close relationship considering how different their backgrounds were. They respected each other and both truly enjoyed …

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