How do I learn to be grateful?

The power of gratitude

Andrada Murea

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As I promised you in the last post, I chose to write an article about gratitude and its importance in our lives. I have told you before, and I believe that gratitude is the greatest prayer.

Our teacher told us that this is a science during psychology, and we as psychologists should not believe in things that we cannot measure or observe. My opinion has changed over time! We live in connection with everything around us. Every concept, idea, though, has a part of the truth, and all together, form the Supreme truth. Since it exists, it means that at least one person has felt something, seen something, already experienced it. It would be unfair of me to deny your experience just because I didn’t have that experience, right?

From a psychological point of view, gratitude can be defined as a spontaneous emotion or an attitude, a response to a positive interaction with others. It has, therefore, a profoundly interpersonal component, implying the recognition of the good. At its core, it can empathize with others. That is why it is considered an adaptive psychological strategy to life circumstances because it talks about the importance of exchange and reciprocity in social life. It is not for nothing that many studies associate emotional intelligence with the expression of gratitude and well-being. There is a…

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Andrada Murea

The power of writing comes from the heart. I am passionate about human healing!