Can A Grateful Heart Boost Your Health?

11-24Benefits of Gratitude

People who are grateful have an edge on the not so grateful with their health.  According to Emmon’s research on gratitude “Grateful people take better care of themselves and engage in more protective health behaviors like regular exercise, a healthy diet, regular physical examination,” Emmons mentioned to WebMD.

 

Stress Buster

We all know that stress can make people sick. Gratitude can help us manage stress much better. “Gratitude research is beginning to suggest that feelings of thankfulness have tremendous positive value in helping people cope with daily problems, especially stress,” Emmons says.

So have a grateful heart my friends and celebrate life!

Source: http://www.webmd.com/women/features/gratitute-health-boost

Dr. Torres, MD

CEO and Founder of Forever Young MD