How to Be More Grateful

by Valerie Reiss

You've heard it so many times it may not even register anymore: "Count your blessings." But when you actually take a moment to think about what you're glad for in your life, it feels good, right? Turns out it's not just a fleeting feeling; studies show that regularly naming the things you're grateful for may help boost your mood, enhance your immune system, lower blood pressure, and improve sleep, among other benefits. But how do you do this, exactly? Check out these proven ways to invite more gratitude into your heart, health, life, and spirit.

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