Research shows that if you take the time to build a practice of expressing your gratitude, you will improve your health, connections, and well-being.  With the Thanksgiving season, consider taking some time out of your busy schedule to share your gratitude with your family and friends.  Shelly Thopkins, of the Center of Creative Leadership, offers a some suggestions:

  • Start a meeting by sharing with the team what went well
  • Send an email to a team member and start with some praise or gratitude
  • Send a text to someone and be specific, concrete and brief. – what they did and the impact their behavior had on you.   After you hit “send,” reflect on how it made you feel.

This Thanksgiving, we have so much to be grateful for.  Let’s share our gratitudes with others.