One of the leading ways to improve happiness is to improve gratitude.
When you stop and think about it, it makes perfect sense. We all know a person who is absolutely thankful for all that they have, whether it’s just a leaky roof over their head or whether they’re a millionaire. On the other hand, we also know those people who grumble and complain during times of poverty and those who grumble and complain when they seem to have everything. It’s not about what you have, it’s about being thankful. Those people who are able to find blessings in their lives and be thankful for them are the happiest people you’ll meet.
This seems to be some form of common sense, but science backs up the idea as well, as this article from Harvard Medical School explains.
So how can you tap into this and become a more grateful (and therefore happier) person? Here are a few places to start: