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Four Ways to Be Grateful—And Happier

Four Ways to Be Grateful—And Happier

[ad_1] Want to stay current with Arthur’s writing? Sign up to get an email every time a new column comes out. Gratitude is very similar to exercise. We all know it’s good to be grateful and show it—just as we all know it’s good to go to the gym and work out. Both practices will make life better. But just as fitness demands that we make a routine and overcome a natural desire to do nothing, so also we need to make a habit of being grateful, even if we don’t feel it. And not just on one Thursday—all year round. We have lots of fitness regimens to choose from but, unfortunately, few gratitude workouts. And we rarely find gratitude influencers on social media. As a rule, we need to fashion our own gratitude program. So here’s a start, based on the wisdom of the great philosophers. If you follow these suggestions with a little discipline, you will conquer ingratitude and reap the reward that comes from showing true appreciation. Who knows? With a bit …