"The most psychologically correct holiday of the year is upon us," according to John Tierney in "A Serving of Gratitude Brings Healthy Dividends," recently posted on The New York Times:
Thanksgiving may be the holiday from hell for nutritionists, and it produces plenty of war stories for psychiatrists dealing with drunken family meltdowns. But it has recently become the favorite feast of psychologists studying the consequences of giving thanks. […]
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Interested in more? Here's some related material from Mindful.org:
Many Thanks: Sylvia Boorstein learns how daily messages of gratitude exchanged between friends can bring insight and the inspiration to practice.
Gratitude: Where Healing the Earth Begins: Gratitude for this beautiful, self-organizing universe where we live, says Joanna Macy, author of World as Lover, World as Self, is the foundation of environmental responsibility.