Gratitude improves your mental health and good living

The action of giving thanks is a mental health issuegoes beyond that day that is taken to give thanks from the times of the English colonization in America, when in 1620 a group of Christian colonizers, later called pilgrims, traveled aboard the Mayflower with poor preparation to face the inclemencies In late autumn weather conditions on the Massachusetts coast, with the intention of establishing Plymouth Colony, few survived because of the good will and help in settling that the natives then provided, the Wampanoag Indians, the following year, in gratitude they decided to share their fruits with the first harvest in the fall of 1621.

Gratitude, due to its effects on inner well-being and social coexistence, is an attitude that must be cultivated, fostered and strengthened throughout our lives. When the person goes through situations of pain, precariousness, loss, or, on the contrary, has grown in opulence and takes everything for granted without any effort, he believes himself deserving, has little humility, in both cases it hinders having a grateful attitude with God, life and people who provide some good. Other pernicious practice is to expect gratitude for favors performed to other peoplefrequently results in feelings of frustration or disappointment, there are plenty of forgetful people.

Gratitude, like forgiveness, It benefits the one who feels it more than the one who receives it.. Various scientific studies, including “Gratitude and hedonic and eudaimonic well-being in Vietnam war veterans (Todd B Kashdan Gitendra Uswatte Terri Julian), point out that daily gratitude is uniquely associated with each dimension of well-being for survivors of trauma; the one carried out with the collaboration of the ICU services of the San Juan de Dios de Córdoba, Hospital de Montilla, Hospital Rey Juan Carlos and Hospital Santa Bárbara hospitals shows that gratitude also benefits professionals: they affirm it reduces perceived stress and depression, in addition to improving the productivity and quality of service to patients.It was shown that the experimental group improved their performance (compared to the control group) showing a greater predisposition to go beyond what is expected of them, to offer to volunteer and show their commitment.It also increases a determining factor when it comes to health services: the quality of service increases to user. It has also been seen that the positive effects of gratitude have lasted over time.

Being grateful is the memory of the heart, being grateful is well born. Removes toxicity derived from complaints. It improves your life satisfaction and helps you see opportunities that lie hidden in the roughest of times.. It is the door to abundance, it improves relationships, it makes you empathetic and it is in numerous verses of the Bible: “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks to God in all…” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ). Thank you thank you thank you.