Resources - GivingJoy

Learn how gratitude releases Dopamine, a neurotransmitter that helps control the brain's reward and pleasure centers, along with other fun facts!

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The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude.

View the Ted Talk here.

Whether it's improving your immune system or getting deeper sleep, being a grateful person is good for your health.

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"More specifically, we found that people who are generally more grateful ... showed greater neural sensitivity in the medial prefrontal cortex, a brain area associated with learning and decision making."

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