Gratitude – The Ultimate Spiritual Practice

According to an article in Forbes, gratitude is the act of feeling and communicating appreciation for the people, circumstances and material possessions in our lives. Scientifically, the positive effects of gratitude have been proven for a variety of purposes. For example, in his book The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time, Alex Korb, PhD, talks about how gratitude boosts the neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin and the hormone oxytocin, all associated with wellbeing and having a positive outlook on life. Read More