According to an article in today’s New York Times, if you express gratitude (sincerely) you’ll enjoy a health benefit. The more you do it — and the more consistently — the greater that health benefit will be. Witness:
Cultivating an “attitude of gratitude” has been linked to better health, sounder sleep, less anxiety and depression, higher long-term satisfaction with life and kinder behavior toward others, including romantic partners.
Read the entire article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/22/science/a-serving-of-gratitude-brings-healthy-dividends.html
And have a safe, happy and gratitude-filled holiday travel season!