Robert Emmons – The Benefits of Gratitude

Professor Robert Emmons has done quite a lot of the well know research on gratitude. In this 10.36min clip, Professor Emmons discusses the effects and benefits of gratitude on health and happiness including –

    • different ways to cultivate gratitude,
    • the psychological (positive emotions, alert, energetic, enthused and attentive), physical (exercise more, have better sleep and have fewer physical symptoms) and social (compassionate, altruistic) benefits of cultivating gratitude through keeping a gratitude journal,
    • how a practice of gratitude can help people sleep better, reduce blood pressure and take care of their own health, and
    • educational benefits of students (grade 6 & 7) keeping a gratitude journal.


If you are ready to reclaim your courage and take the next step towards freedom and opening your heart, why not join our Toolkit?

Comments are closed.