Thursday, December 04, 2008

Mastering the Art of Thanks

According to Dr. Robert Emmons, author of THANKS!: How The New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier, mastering the art of appreciation can make things start to look up…way up.

AIM for the moon: Use this acronym as your shortcut to a grateful place:

Awareness - focus on something good you normally take for granted.

Interpretation - imagine how a specific "burden" might actually be a blessing instead.

Memory - remember people before you who have helped make your life easier.

Stay tuned for more tips on mastering the art of appreciation.

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