The holidays are a great time to reflect and give thanks for the past year. Especially around Thanksgiving, gratitude is a popular subject. Unfortunately, this state of thankfulness is sometimes forgotten the rest of the year, when we get caught up in our day-to-day routines.
Did you know practicing gratitude consistently can do more than just make you feel good in the moment? Studies have shown that taking a few minutes of your day to reflect on what you’re grateful for can not only make you happier but also do your body some good, like boosting your immune system.
We’ve listed some ways your health can benefit from gratitude, along with our favorite ways to practice being grateful. Consistency is key, but just showing a little appreciation for life – even on the cloudy days – will make an impact.