By John Elfers, Patty Hlava
Drawing from present examine in psychology, the social sciences, and spirituality, this ebook offers a finished research into the guts of gratitude because it arises inside of lived adventure and its function in nurturing relationships. It explores the variety and intensity of the emotion adventure of gratitude and identifies its courting with different signs of well being. New learn by means of the authors unearths gratitude as a characteristic of transcendence and its connection to raised order adventure together with spirituality and faith. This booklet explores the potential of cultivating gratitude as a transformative perform for private progress, bettering relationships, and non secular improvement.
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The Spectrum of Gratitude Experience by John Elfers, Patty Hlava