Studies have demonstrated
that practicing gratitude can increase positive affect, improve subjective happiness and life satisfaction, and reduce depression symptoms. Also, it just feels good!
After participating in the above practice, feel free to share your gratitude with a friend or loved one. The script for the gratitude portion of today's video is below:
In case someone hasn’t told you today:
Thank you for all that you do.
Thank you for all that you give to others.
Thank you for being who you are.
Thank you for your big heart.
Thank you for all you did to make it this far.
Thank you for being you.
I sincerely offer you this gratitude today.
- Ami Kunimura
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