Did you know that our gratitude towards others affects how we see our own lives? Being thankful means counting our blessings and expressing our thanks to the people who have helped us in one way or another.
In her book The Gifts of Imperfection, vulnerability researcher Brené Brown – and the woman behind one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world – shares her tips for living a wholehearted life, compiled from 12 years of research on the subject.
One of the findings that emerged from her research was that the people who described themselves as joyful all had one thing in common: an active gratitude practice. Practising gratitude brings us peace and joy. We have all heard of gratitude journals, but here are some unique ways to show our appreciation to the people around us in tangible ways that they can understand: