It’s Arthritis Awareness Month! This month I am challenging you to take a little time each day and practice better self-care. Each day in May, I plan to share one simple way you can show yourself some love and appreciation.
- Gratitude increases sleep quality, reduces the time required to fall asleep, and increases sleep duration.
- Those who engage in gratitude practices have been shown to feel less pain, go to the doctor less often, have lower blood pressure, and be less likely to develop a mental disorder. (I like that he recognizes gratitude and positive thinking won’t cure any health conditions.)
- Gratitude and vitality are strongly correlated – the grateful are much more likely to report physical and mental vigor.