1 Easy Scientific Way to Raise a Grateful Child: Guest Post


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Originally published at: https://blog.relaygo.com/digital-parenting/1-easy-scientific-way-raise-grateful-child

For most of us, when we think of gratitude, we think of the phrase “Thank You.” But gratitude is so much more than that! Gratitude is a positive emotion that serves a purpose. The science behind gratitude Harvard Medical School defines gratitude as “a thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible or intangible. With gratitude, people acknowledge the goodness in their lives. As a result, gratitude also helps people connect to something larger than themselves as individuals—whether to other people, nature, or a higher power.” Robert Emmons, the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude, explains that gratitude has…