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From: Forbes

Make Gratitude A Habit

As we prepare to celebrate the Thanksgiving season, turkey and trimmings aside, we should all sit back and reflect on for what, and more importantly, for whom, we are grateful. 

According to psychologist Daniel J. Levitin, “gratitude is an important and often overlooked emotion and state of mind. Gratitude causes us to focus on what’s good about our lives rather than what’s bad, shifting our outlook toward the positive”. And, those “who practice gratitude simply feel happier.”

So, when you sit around the dining room table this Thanksgiving, take a good look at the family and friends around you. Was the last Thanksgiving dinner the last interaction with them you can remember? Have you tried to engage in any meaningful conversation? How has the pandemic impacted their lives? Are the same old family tensions pervading the conversation?  

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