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Gratitude is The Greatest Drug Ever

Did you know gratitude is a drug? “If thankfulness were a drug,” Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy, head of the division of biologic psychology at Duke University Medical Center, says “it would be the world’s best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every major organ system.” Dr. Doraiswamy’s research has shown that expressing gratitude…

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Gratitude Reduces Stress

When you experience a series of terrible circumstances or unfortunate events it can be a challenge to find anything to be grateful. But studies show that when you practice gratitude exercises it can not only benefit your health, it can also reduce your stress. In two longitudinal studies, researchers Alex…

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