Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Gratitude

"... Have you ever been loved? I bet you have been loved so much and so deeply that you have become blasé about the enormity of the grace it confers. So let me remind you: To be loved is a privilege and prize equivalent to being born. If you're smart, you pause regularly to bask in the astonishing knowledge that there are many people out there who care for you and want you to thrive and hold you in their thoughts with fondness ..."

Rob Brezsny - Pronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia: How the Whole World Is Conspiring to Shower You with Blessings

Bonus: Research on how gratitude strengthens relationships, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill