"Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude."
AA Milne in Winnie-the-Pooh
There are many well documented benefits of practising an attitude of gratitude.
Grateful people demonstrate optimism, energy, enthusiasm, determination, interest, and joyfulness.
Grateful people tend to feel stronger about handling challenges, have fewer illnesses, get more sleep, exercise more, are more likely to help other people, have less cluttered environments, are less envious, have more clear thinking, have better resilience during tough times, experience less stress, are more organized and have higher immune response.
You are invited to complete the UNSW 21 days of gratitude challenge and become a UNSW GRATITUDE STAR. To demonstrate your action on gratitude Facebook Post your gratitude statement for small and big things for 21 days. To show your gratitude action begin your daily gratitude post with #UNSW21daysofgratitude
Motivate your gratitude by watching the below Ted talk video from photographer Louie Schwartzberg. His stunning time-lapse photography, accompanied by powerful words from Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast, serves as a meditation on being grateful for every day.