This is What Grand Junction Colorado is Most Thankful For Today
Yesterday we asked you, "What are you thankful for today?" Here's what the residents of Grand Junction, Colorado had to say.
The benefits of gratitude are endless. Maybe one of these will brighten your day.
What the Residents of Grand Junction, Colorado Are Thankful For
We asked the question yesterday, February 8, 2022, on Facebook. The replies were awesome. As you'll see, there were a few consistent themes. In one case, a person was thankful for a new job.
Benefits of Practicing Gratitude
According to Psychology Today, there are at least seven scientifically proven benefits associated with gratitude. Via its official website, Psychology Today states:
We all have the ability and opportunity to cultivate gratitude. Rather than complain about the things you think you deserve, take a few moments to focus on all that you have. Developing an “attitude of gratitude” is one of the simplest ways to improve your satisfaction with life.
Their list of seven scientifically proven benefits include:
- Gratitude opens the door to more relationships
- Gratitude improves physical health
- Gratitude improves psychological health
- Gratitude enhances empathy and reduces aggression
- Grateful people sleep better
- Gratitude improves self-esteem
- Gratitude increases mental strength
They had me at "Grateful people sleep better." I'll take it. If practicing a little more gratitude will help me get a better night's sleep, I'm all in. Increased mental strength? Sign me up for that, too.
Grand Junction, Colorado is Thankful For This
Without further adieu, here's a list of things you are most thankful for.