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Elite Daily – Why Gratitude Is Good For You – Especially When You Practice It Every Day Like Shay Mitchell

Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., informs Elite Daily readers on the importance of practicing gratitude

Gratitude is something you practice, but it’s also something you feel. According to Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., a doctor of psychology and licensed clinical social worker, gratitude is something that is both internally felt and externally executed. Think of it as a kind of cause and effect: When you actively practice gratitude, you’re giving thanks to the universe, your body, your mind, and the people around you who bring value to your life. By doing this, Forshee tells Elite Daily, you’re “generating an internal sense of positive well-being.” In other words, recognizing all that you have, and focusing on life’s blessings, will keep the good vibes flowing, and suppress negative emotions like envy and greed, which can often easily develop after being on social media all day long.

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