Wall Street Journal highlights the Science of Happier Holidays – Thanksgiving and Gratitude

BN-FT310_GRATIT_M_20141126151412Jason Marsh and Dacher Keltner wrote a beautiful essay published in the Wall Street journal on November 28th highlighting how easy it is to get caught up in the rush of materialism, which has been shown to undermine happiness.  The simple antidote: Practice gratitude!  See the full article here.
With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we can easily be taken in by stress, unrealistic expectations, fatigue, unhealthy eating and drinking and end up feeling sad and unfulfilled.  Keeping things simple and enjoying the gifts that we all enjoy, especially in SW Florida, beautiful weather, colorful flowers, wonderful citizenry, peace and safety.  We are all truly blessed.