Gratitude & thankfulness

Inspiring articles about gratitude and thankfulness to help you spread the kindness this holiday season and throughout the year.

Ways for families to give back at Thanksgiving from Thanksgiving.com

6 new traditions to celebrate Thanksgiving with kids

Did you have any Thanksgiving traditions you celebrated as a child? While my family was all about Christmas traditions, Thanksgiving ones tended to get overlooked. However, now that I have a family of my own, I want to start Thanksgiving traditions with my kids and hopefully…

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How to keep Thanksgiving gratitude alive all year

6 ways to keep Thanksgiving gratitude alive all year

One of the reasons Thanksgiving is such a fun holiday is the fact that most people are in good spirits and ready to give thanks for all that they have been blessed with in life. However, immediately after Thanksgiving follows Black Friday—a time when people…

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Family praying around the Thanksgiving table | Thanksgiving.com

6 Thanksgiving blessings & prayers

Whether prayer is a part of every day for your family, or reserved for special occasions and holidays, families nationwide gather together on Thanksgiving Day and bow their heads in prayer before their meal. Traditionally the dinner host may say the blessing, or ask a…

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Peaceful moment as a woman sleeps in the middle of a pile of leaves | Thanksgiving.com

Sleep & Gratitude: How They’re Connected

We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is good for our general health and well-being. But some studies highlight a more surprising benefit of good sleep: more feelings of gratitude for relationships. “A plethora of research highlights the importance of getting a good night’s…

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Picturesque couple sitting on a park bench in the middle of fall | Thanksgiving.com

4 Reasons Gratitude is Good for You

What are you thankful for? Taking time to think about the question can actually be good for your health. “Research suggests that individuals who feel grateful experience lower blood pressure, improved immune functions, recover more quickly from illness, and can more effectively cope with stress,”…

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Grateful woman

8 Important Ways Gratitude Can Change Your Life

  “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” – Meister Eckhart It’s amazing how one simple, easy, positive action can change so much in a person’s life. One of the things that has had the biggest…

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