Just say, Thank You – gratitude and your brain

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It’s easy to say thank you when you’re the recipient of good news, a wished-for gift, an unexpected delight
You jump up and down with glee, you smile, you laugh, you cry, you hug

It’s a little harder to say thank you when the circumstances are conflicted
The path is jagged, you are unsure which way to go
Your family, friends and neighbors reach out, your gratitude is certain

It gets very difficult to say thank you when you’re down in despair, when the lights are out, when tomorrow seems hopeless
You sort through the debris you ask yourself why, reasoned answers are elusive, you slip and sink in the mud

The tortoise that lives in the backyard takes his daily walk on cue
A golden bangle rolls out of the heap, you step on a family heirloom, a glimmer of hope shines through
You look up; through the roof you see a white puffy cloud floating against the bluest sky

Just say, Thank you.

Gratitude changes you and your brain. See how… [click here to read full article]

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  1. Thank you for all these wonderful posts that inspire and motivate me to do everything to keep my brain healthy and prolong its life!

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