Most people tend to find themselves in a happier mood during the holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving.
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Studies show that this feeling of happiness may be attributed to more than just holiday cheer.
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These studies have shown that expressing gratitude can lead to more feelings of happiness.
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People who expressed gratitude, also experienced better health, and a better appreciation for their lives and the people in it.
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The increased feelings of happiness extended to both the people on the giving end of gratitude and the people on the receiving end.
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There were two groups of people who were unaffected, middle-aged, divorced women and children.
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Verbally and mentally giving thanks, keeping journals to show your gratitude, and using prayer and meditation are some ways to begin
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