The Science Behind Gratitude Journals

test tubeThis article discusses the various research projects conducted around the practice of keeping a gratitude journal.

  • Numerous empirical experiments have shown that gratitude journal keeping yields benefits to mood, health, and the fulfillment of personal goals.
  • One research study compares the practice against other modalities of therapy and the result showed the highest marks of effectiveness in favor of keeping a gratitude journal.
  • These studies have also shown that the practice shows benefits for a widespread demographic: from younger to older ages, healthy to those coping with disease, depressives, students, unmarried and married.

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