So Thanksgiving is less than a week away. And while staying in the gratitude zone is important all year long, now more than ever we’re hearing how we should be grateful from all sides. Having trouble getting into the zone? Here are some ideas to get your grateful on:
Kids & Gratitude: Research shows that grateful teenagers are happier and get better grades. So how do you help instill it at a young age? Read here.
But don’t freak out too much. Research ALSO shows that only 20% of kids age 6 say “thank you.” By 10, that goes up to 80%. Read this.
Skip the “giving thanks” part of your Thanksgiving dinner until — wait for it —after a post-dinner walk! Yep. Read one writer’s hacks for getting grateful on Turkey Day – see #4 here.
Not feeling too grateful for holiday madness? Try this app the next time you’re stuck in line at Trader Joe’s.
“Gratitude is the memory of the heart,” French proverb.