An Attitude of Gratitude Is Good Medicine
Positive emotions like gratitude and compassion have many beneficial effects on the heart and immune system.

An Attitude of Gratitude Is Good Medicine

Do your heart a favor and take stock of the things you are thankful for.

Fostering a sense of gratitude is one way to counter negative emotions, such as anger and depression. There are plenty of studies linking these and other chronic forms of negative psychosocial stress to coronary artery disease. In the INTERHEART study, which included 25,000 people from more than 50 countries, individuals who experienced negative stress on a daily basis had more than twice the risk of heart attack than those without chronic stress.

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