The Effects of Gratitude

Taylor SwensonChronic Pain and Addiction

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Lessen depression and increase happiness and well-being for all Utahns.

Let’s face it, there are many stressors that can lead to depression for any Utahn. Smog in Davis, Weber and Cache counties can lead to depression by breathing bad air quality and by blocking sunlight. One proven method to mitigate this is by expressing gratitude. The effects of gratitude on just about every aspect of our lives are astounding.

This article focuses on how gratitude can lessen depression and increase happiness and well-being. I particularly like it because it is focused on how simple it can be to express gratitude. We also know that gratitude can, in fact, lessen pain by approximately 10%. There are a few ways that we can cultivate gratitude. Next time you are in the office, ask us about gratitude journaling and how it can lower you pain and increase your positive outlook on life.

Follow this link to read the full article. You’ll be grateful you did!