September 17th, 2013

“I see (gratitude) as a relationship-strengthening emotion…because it requires…

By Ron Nakamoto

“I see (gratitude) as a relationship-strengthening emotion…because it requires us to see how we’ve been supported and affirmed by other people” – Robert Emmons

This blog post from the University of California at Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center features the thinking of Robert Emmons.  It's all very aligned with #empoweredwealth and Lee Brower's work.

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Gratitude Definition
What Is Gratitude? Robert Emmons, perhaps the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude, argues that gratitude has two key components, which he describes in a Greater Good essay, “Why Gratitude Is Good.” “First,” he writes, “it’s an affirmation of goodness. We affirm that there are good …

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