Gratitude Game #6: Praying Gratitude
Soul Sculpting Project: Tell God what you are grateful for.
The Science: Gratitude improves psychological health.
Multiple studies link gratitude and well-being. Research confirms that gratitude effectively increases happiness and reduces depression.
Gratitude Study (Emmons and McCullough): Participants divided into three groups for journaling (daily or weekly).
Group 1: Journals about negative evens or hassles.
Group 2: Journals about the things for which they were grateful.
Group 3: Journals about neutral life events
Results: The gratitude group consistently evidenced higher well-being in comparison with the other two study groups.
Enter His gates with thanksgiving …give thanks to Him, bless His Name. (Psalm 100:4)
Let’s do it right now. Tell God something you are grateful for.