Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. received an email reminding her to engage in an activity that has been proven to lend our brains toward mindfulness, happiness, and connection. The email said, “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” Dr. Goldstein invites us to practice one minute of gratitude, thinking of the things we’re grateful for. If we find ourselves resisting engaging in gratitude, we should take note, but continue the exercise. This exercise is an example of a “Daily Now Moment” created to help us intentionally practice bringing positive thoughts into our minds, which in turn lead to greater happiness.
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