Gratitude Works!: A 21-Day Program for Creating Emotional Prosperity

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 14, 2013 - Religion - 208 pages
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A purposeful guide for cultivating gratitude as a way of life

Recent dramatic advances in our understanding of gratitude have changed the question from "does gratitude work?" to "how do we get more of it?" This book explores evidence-based practices in a compelling and accessible way and provides a step-by-step guide to cultivating gratitude in their lives. Gratitude Works! also shows how religious, philosophical, and spiritual traditions validate the greatest insights of science about gratitude.

  • New book from Robert Emmons the bestselling author of Thanks
  • Filled with practical tips for fostering gratitude as a way of life
  • Includes scientific research as well as religious and philosophical insights to show how gratitude can work in our lives

From Robert Emmons, the bestselling author of Thanks, comes a resource for cultivating a life of gratitude practices.

 

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Contents

Preface
Journaling for Gratitude
Beyond the Journal Gratitude Letters and Visits
Growing Gratitude Through Spiritual Disciplines
The Biggest Obstacle to Gratitudeand
Gratitude Suffering and Redemption
The TwentyOneDay Gratitude Challenge
Additional Readings
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Robert A. Emmons, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis. He is past president of the American Psychological Association's Division 36, The Psychology of Religion. Emmons is founding editor and editor-in-chief of The Journal of Positive Psychology.

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