Here’s a study indicating that people are happier when they take time to appreciate the good things in life. I’m guessing we already know this but need a gentle nudge and reminder.
The study shows that appreciation plays a significant role in one’s quality of life. With the hustle and bustle of everyday life and our tendency often to focus on what we don’t yet have (or can’t seem to have), this is a good reminder to pause and take stock of the good things close to us already–to periodically reflect on positive aspects of our lives, to enjoy the moments, to value what’s around us.
Check out the article: Scientific Reason to Stop and Smell the Roses