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The Beneficial Effects of Expressing Gratitude

Although happiness is sometimes perceived as a state that can be reached by achieving some goal or acquiring some possession (e.g., “I would be happy if only …”), psychological research suggests that happiness is more related to being grateful for what we already have. In this article, we will dive into the effects of gratitude.

What […]

By |September 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Gratitude Can Spark Romantic Relationships

One of my favourite articles about gratitude is written by Sarah Algoe, Shelley Gable, and Natalya Maisel (2010). They wrote about the interpersonal effects of gratitude and indebtedness in romantic relationships. The outcome was very powerful and the research setup can be used as a positive psychology intervention for couples.
Gratitude and Indebtedness
In a romantic relationship, […]

By |September 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

9 Best Books on Gratitude

Did you ever get a feeling that grows bigger than yourself? Something that involves other people or circumstances, yet has a little part of you? Most likely, there are a lot of feelings that have this feature, but the one I mean is gratitude.

Something wonderful has happened to you because someone or something else caused […]

By |September 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gratitude: A Deeper Appreciation

There is a variety of things that can conjure positive feelings of appreciation, or gratitude.  A well thought out thank you, instead of a half-hearted, “Thanks,” often leaves people feeling pretty good. Perhaps there was a moment that you can reflect on, that involved strong feelings of gratitude?

However big or small, thinking of a time […]

By |September 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Showing Your Gratitude to the Ones You Love

Gratitude is being thankful for; people, situations and circumstances in life; what you have received, experienced and learned; resources within yourself; abundance within; what you give and forgive; your inner qualities; future positive experiences, prosperity and blessings” (Friedman, 1989 & 2000)
Effectiveness of gratitude
The construct and benefits of gratitude have been demonstrated in numerous studies, showing […]

By |September 7th, 2015|Gratitude Practice - Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Practice gratitude and improve your health

Developing a high awareness for your things you are grateful for can turn any bad day around and change your life.

Gratitude is not only the greatest of the virtues but the parent of all others.
Practicing gratitude has a proven impact on your health. Grateful people are happy people.
If the increasing amount of (online) gratitude communities and practitioners haven’t convinced you, […]

By |October 1st, 2014|Gratitude Practice - Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

World Gratitude Day, a day to take time and reflect

Today is World Gratitude Day
Today is a day to take time to reflect with gratitude for being alive and being able to enjoy the benefits of life.
This day also provides us all with a great opportunity to show our appreciation to a loved friend, a family member, a peer group or a friendly stranger.

Simply show your gratitude […]

By |September 21st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Sneak preview package design Pebblestone

What do you think?

We couldn’t resist revealing the final design of the pebblestone packaging concept. The package samples are on their way and we simply can’t wait. […]

By |August 6th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Gratitude trick: The power of turn around thinking

Some days it just seems hard to find things you are grateful for. Just remember whenever such a day occurs, it offers a great opportunity to experience the impact of gratitude, because you get a change to turn your day around and really feel the power of gratitude practice.

Turn around thinking

I recently came across a […]

By |July 8th, 2014|Gratitude Practice - Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Gratitude Practice: ‘Why’ and ‘How’

We came across a publication of Carolyn Claire, Psychologist (CA) which offers a helpful perspective on gratitude practice. In an easy read of only three pages she reflects on the cultural origins of gratitude practice, how gratitude practice makes people happy and includes summarizes and references to scientific research. She also offers tips and tricks […]