Love Notes


Why Gratitude is so Powerful for your Brain

Why is the simple practice of gratitude so helpful?

It is good for our brain and makes us more effective:

  1. Positive emotions fill our brain with dopamine and serotonin.  These chemicals make us feel good and increase our ability to learn.  They help us process new information, keep that information in the brain longer, and remember it faster later on.
  2. Feeling happy improves our ability to perform tasks and solve problems.
  3. We feel better when we think happy thoughts.  People who are grat…

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