How building a gratuitous attitude can make you happier

As November unfolds, our thoughts naturally turn to Thanksgiving, that cherished holiday where we gather with loved ones, savor traditional feasts, and express gratitude for the bountiful gifts of the harvest. But let’s remember that Thanksgiving is more than just a day; it’s an attitude we need to embrace daily. I’m sure I’m not alone when I say it’s all too easy to fixate on life’s challenges and overlook the countless blessings and gifts that God bestows upon us. It’s time to shift our perspective. We often dwell on the negative and miss the positive, but an attitude of gratitude can change that. Gratitude isn’t just about feeling good; it keeps us mentally and emotionally balanced. Psychologists affirm that grateful people tend to be happier because they keep their problems in context by acknowledging the blessings and gifts in their lives. As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, let’s not just focus on the turkey and cranberry sauce. Let’s also cultivate that attitude of gratitude. It’s a simple yet profound practice that can transform our lives for the better.