Free Essays on Gratitude

  1. my essays

    Gratitude, or thankfulness, seems to be a lost art today. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others,” wrote Roman philosopher Cicero. “Nothing is more honourable than a grateful heart,” Roman senator Seneca was quoted as saying.Most religions encourage gratitude...

  2. Gratitude

    Gratitude Gratitude, appreciation, or thankfulness is a positive emotion or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. In contrast to the positive feeling of gratitude, the feeling of indebtedness is a negative reaction to a favor (Tsang, 2006a; Watkins, Scheer...

  3. Gratitude

    Gratitude, thankfulness, gratefulness, or appreciation is a feeling, from the heart or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. The experience of gratitude has historically been a focus of several world religions, and has been considered extensively by moral philosophers...

  4. Correlation between gratitude and lonelienss

     Abstract Gratitude is known to be related to an optimistic and grateful outlook towards life and involves a positive predisposition in interpreting collective events throughout society. (Wood, Maltby, Gillett, Linley & Joseph, 2008) Typically, loneliness exists when a person’s social networks are...

  5. Gratitude

    Gratitude Rock Cliff 6th Ward November 18, 2012 Intro: Thank others for their inspiring words… Many of you may know my wife, Lisa, and may have thought she was a widow in the ward. Well, I am the other half that gets to visit with the 4th ward each week while she takes the punishment from...

  6. Critical review of a positive intervention

    positive cognitions” (Sin & Lyubomirsky, 2009) (p467). Gratitude as a PPI, rather than specific types of gratitude interventions, will be more closely examined to reveal the mechanisms of gratitude beyond its well-being effects. Gratitude efficacy, gratitude intervention measures on well-being and if current...

  7. The Power of Graditude

    Gratitude Brings Prosocial Behaviors It would be a day I would never forget of the charity that was shown to my family. It was an early morning on November 23rd 1999 we were on our way to Idaho for thanksgiving, were just outside of Panguitch Utah we struck six horses running down the highway, being...

  8. my term paper

    Acknowledgement I would like to express my deep gratitude to Mr. Martin Alexander S. Martin, general manager of S.P. Madrid and Associates and Law Firm, San Carlos Branch for accepting me to enter in their company and have my on the job training that will let me experience the actual scenarios in the...

  9. Micro Biology

    Internal Examiner Date:……………. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT First of all, I would like to express my sincere and deepest gratitude to my respected Supervisors Mrs. Pallavi Gurung, Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, St. Xavier’s College, Maitighar; Mr. Ganesh Acharya, Quality...

  10. Panvir

    can be defined as a man or women endowed with great gratitude and courage, that possesses many noble qualities, in addition to being selfless. Ferry illuminates Enkidu’s heroic characteristics through the telling of his creation, expression of gratitude, and courageous and nobel actions. In The Epic...

  11. Thank You

    This simple phrase is one of the common ways of expressing gratitude. What is gratitude? Gratitude is a feeling, emotion or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. What is the importance of gratitude or saying thank you in our everyday lives? For the person saying...

  12. “Soldiers, Past and Present…America, Honor Your Veterans”

    Standards such as truth, justice, and integrity are what those men, and now women, struggled for, and are still striving for today. We owe all our gratitude to these everyday heroes for giving up their own lives for our benefit, but a soldier does not need to die in order to give up their life for our...

  13. Gratitude Letter Guidleines

    Gratitude Letter Guidelines The following are guidelines for writing a detailed gratitude letter: 1) Each student needs to think of a person in his or her life who has been kind to him or her but whom the student has never thanked. Instead of kindness, the student could also identify a person...

  14. Vote of Thanks

    heartfelt words of gratitude. It can also be used as an opportunity to respond to the remarks, requests or promises made by the chief guest. Vote of thanks for inaugural function Here you can mainly address the chief guest and guest of honour if any and express your words of gratitude. Specify exactly...

  15. gratitude

    Gratitude   To me, gratitude always sounds like something somebody else thinks you should have, as in “You should be grateful for all I’ve done for you.”  It kind of takes the fun out of it. What’s more, everyone I know has lavish amounts of everything they need – spacious homes, foods from...

  16. Positive Psychology - a Well Lived Life

    and the ultimate goal and marker of a well-lived life. This review of the literature has yielded findings that possessing a disposition towards gratitude is not only indicated to be present in a well-lived life, but can enhance and improve mental, physical and spiritual life outcomes. The different...

  17. Touch Communicates Distinct Emotions

    of this study was to determine if touch, (pulling, lifting, squeezing, stroking, etc.,) could communicate specific emotions such as anger, love, gratitude, sadness, disgust, etc. The study was to describe the forms of touch used, prove that emotions communicated by touch could be identified through...

  18. Cj340 Unit 4 Assignment

    three hypotheses all tie into the slippery slope theory. An example of slippery slope and how it is linked to police corruption begins with any gratitude such as a cup of coffee that a police officer may take. The notion of slippery slope is the continuous dispute apt for the no gratuity policy. ...

  19. Speaking in Behalf of the Communicants

    take this time to thank you all for your presence here to take part in this is milestone in our lives’ journey. I wish especially to give my sincere gratitude to all those who gave up their time and effort to make this special event not just possible but grand. I owe many thanks especially to our teachers;...

  20. Positive Psychology

    Love, Hope, Gratitude, and Forgiveness Name Institute Introduction According to Seligman, (2002), the gifts of love, gratitude, hope and forgiveness are basic attributes of positive psychology. Seligman, (2002), defines positive psychology as the psychology that is more focused on emphasizing the...

  21. Honour to Parents

    same way paying “Tribute” to them means. The dictionary definition of “tribute” is literally “a gift or service showing respect, gratitude, or affection.” I feel immense gratitude to my parents for taking the time to teach me God’s Word and principles for my life, as well as supporting me in everything I...

  22. The Meaning of Rose Colours

    (Bridal)- Happy love Pink-Appreciation, "Thank you", Grace, Perfect Happiness, Admiration, Gentleness, "Please Believe Me" Dark Pink-Appreciation, Gratitude, "Thank You" Light Pink-Admiration, Sympathy, Gentleness, Grace, Gladness, Joy, Sweetness Yellow-Joy, Gladness, Friendship, Delight, Promise...

  23. Gratitude

    (1790/1976) identified gratitude as one of the most basic social emotions that provide individuals with guidance for moral judgments and behaviour. He further considered gratitude to be a primary motivator of caring behaviour toward a giver or helper. In this respect, gratitude prompts the beneficiary...

  24. Good Habits Students Should Have

    increase both the quantity and quality of your life.4. Practice gratitude. It is so easy to get in the bad habit of envying what others have. The grass often seems greener on the other side of the fence. It is vitally important to learn gratitude. We should practise thinking about the things we have to be...

  25. Personal Redemption: a Way to Gain Ultimate Success

    death of his mother and his remorse for Hassan’s rape results to his seek for redemption. Similarly, Thao’s quest for redemption is commenced by his gratitude toward Walt, as well as his remorse for trying to steal the Gran Torino. The quest for self redemption is a very hard and extensive procedure, not...

  26. Iron and Steel

    a deep undercurrent of gratitude. Gratitude is a powerful emotion. It makes us feel good, and it makes those around us feel good too. But gratitude is more than a feel-good emotion. It is a powerful talent that enables us to be better leaders, managers and parents. Gratitude enables us to be better  ...

  27. Wearing Jeans

    UNIVERSITY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Before I move on with my paper, there are few people that to whom I would like to express my gratitude. First of all, a wholehearted gratitude to my course instructor Mr. Shafqat Chaudhuri who has been a great support throughout the semester. I wouldn’t have been able...

  28. thank you letter

    opportunity to have a 2nd interview with your team. I know that there are many people who are competing for this position and I want to express my gratitude for the chance to meet with you. After getting to know your team members, I was very impressed with the energy and excitement they bring to the work...

  29. World teachers

    skills. These weren’t always the things a teacher do. Because teachers weren’t teachers at all. Very often, we fail to show our appreciation and gratitude for their devotion. Teachers do need encouragement and support to feel that their efforts re recognized. World Teachers Day celebrated every October...

  30. School & Society

    classes, failing, worrying about not being good enough, etc. I believe it is all worth the hardships in order to eventually earn the respect and gratitude of the students. I also look forward to hearing the feedback of my coworkers and the parents of my students about my methods of teaching, and hopefully...