Posts Tagged ‘gratitude’

The Art & Science of Gratitude

Published on Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Gratitude is the art of being thankful. The word coming from the Latin word, gratus, which means pleasing or thankful.  It is being able to show appreciation and return the kindness of others. Gratitude is about showing that you don’t take life, circumstances and people for granted. Research by Dr Martin Seligman, known as the […]

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Gratitude and Abundance – 5 life lessons

Published on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

In his book, Give and Take, Adam Grant discusses recent neuroscience which shows that giving actually activates the reward and meaning centres in our brains, which send us pleasure and purpose signals when we act for the benefit of others. “One study of more than 2,800 Americans over age twenty-four showed that volunteering predicted increases in […]

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