To me Gratitude is the difference from walking under clouds or in the sunshine.
I just read an interesting article:
- Experienced heightened levels of joy and happiness.
- Were optimistic about the future.
- Felt better about their lives as a whole.
- Exercised more regularly.
- Were more likely to help others.
- Had more energy, enthusiasm, and focus.
- Made greater progress toward achieving important personal goals.
- Slept better and awoke feeling refreshed.
- Felt stronger during trying times.
- Enjoyed closer relationships.
- Dealt with stress better.
- Got sick less often.