How to Be Grateful (When You Really Don't Feel Like It)

10/27/2016 - Professor of Psychology Robert Emmons in Real Simple.

“We all begin life dependent on others, and most of us end life dependent on others. We did not create or fashion ourselves. We did not birth ourselves,” says Robert Emmons, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis. “Life is about giving, receiving, and repaying. We are called to gratitude. If we choose to ignore this truth, we steer ourselves off course. Just knowing this is usually enough to inspire a more grateful outlook on life.”

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