Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Nickolaus Pacione, iScott Knutson, iAnn Frailey, iSuzanne Tabor, ialex canton-dutari, iDiane Hundertmark, iRichard Tscherne, i

  Home > Holiday: Thanksgiving > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Donna Marie

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· 25 Titles
· 11 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Aug, 2010

Donna Marie, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Wall !
by Robert Mills

WALL !, a novel of intrigue and mystery as Ian Fleming and Noλl Coward conspire with the father-of-the-bride to elevate the occasion of the nuptials to an international e..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
The Path, vol. 2 number 1
by Mary Nickum

short stories, essays, poetry, book reviews..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

   Recent articles by
Donna Marie

• Paying It Forward - It's the right thing to do!
• 4 Stars for WE CAN LOVE AGAIN by Donna Marie
• Boost Your Child’s Self Confidence
• Do You Trust Your Instincts?
• Turn your negative mindset to positive
• 5 Keys To A Happier Day
• Enjoying the Ride!
• Words Are Powerful To Children
• Be Positive & Stay Healthy
• Book Trailer for We Can Love Again
• Never Underestimate the Power of a Pet
• Review for We Can Love Again
           >> View all

Gratefulness Beyond Thanksgiving Day Benefits Health
By Donna Marie   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Posted: Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan

Counting blessings on a regular basis has been proven to have healthy benefits.

When sitting at the dinner table on Thanksgiving Day reflecting about the things in your life you are most thankful for, remember that such reflections on the other 364 days of the year will not only benefit your frame of mind, but your overall health as well. If suffering from the present economic state, you may be otherwise in good health which is much to be grateful for. However, if your health isn’t the best, perhaps your supportive family members are worth a thankful recognition. The scenarios are endless if some thought is put into finding the positive in life which deserves a note of thanks.

Researchers claim that a daily acknowledgement of gratitude for whatever is positive in your life will keep an otherwise elevated blood pressure at a normal level. Psychologically, there will be less hostility and anger when counting blessings on a regular basis. This will lessen the chance of depression which is the basis for alcoholism, various phobias, and more. According to scientific studies, a daily gratitude check will also support a better immune system. So, why not take a few moments every morning, not only Thanksgiving Day, and be sincerely thankful for something. And, no need to keep all your counted blessings to yourself. Express your gratitude to others, even for what seems to be insignificant. Radiate your appreciation for all good things. You will be healthier while doing so.



Web Site: Donna Marie's Writing Corner

Reader Reviews for "Gratefulness Beyond Thanksgiving Day Benefits Health"

Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by Reginald Johnson 11/25/2010
Excellent advice.

Tuberculosis: The Greatest Story Never Told by Frank Ryan

This tells the heroic story of how a handful of people, none of them TB experts, found the cure for the greatest infectious killer of all time...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Female Genital Mutilation: Legal, Cultural and Medical Issues by Rosemarie Skaine

Illustrations, maps, tables, notes, appendices, bibliography, index. The practice of FGM is not limited to Africa. The World Health Organization finds it occurs in many p..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.