Do It Now Gratitude Game #5: What do you say? “Thank-you”

Do It Now Gratitude Game #5: What do you say? “Thank-you”OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Soul Sculpting Project: As often as possible say a sincere “Thank-you” to the people you relate to.

The Science

Expressing gratitude strengthens close relationships and provides opportunities for new relationships.

  • Psychologist John Gottman, renowned for his work on marital stability and relationship analysis uses gratitude as an effective intervention for marriages experiencing Negative Sentiment. See his work on Creating a Culture of Appreciation

  • Research from Open University found that ‘saying thank you’ is the most highly valued way in which couples show their appreciation for each other.

  • 2014 study found that thanking a new acquaintance makes them more likely to seek an ongoing relationship.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI do not cease to give thanks for you. . . Ephesians 1:16

How many times can we say a sincere “thank-you” in the next hour?

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