Do It Now Gratitude Game #5: What do you say? “Thank-you”
Soul Sculpting Project: As often as possible say a sincere “Thank-you” to the people you relate to.
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.
I 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?