May 29, 2024

The Power Of Gratitude – 9 Powerful Ways on how Gratitude Can Change Your Life Forever

Power of gratitude

Have you ever heard the word ‘gratitude’ or the “power of gratitude”?

If you heard this word, do you know what gratitude means? What are its effects on human life? How it can enhance the way of living? If the answer to any of the above questions is NO, then read this article to know about gratitude.


Gratitude is the state of being grateful. It means appreciation and comes from your heart. Gratitude is a strong feeling of appreciation to someone or something for what the person has done for you.

Gratitude comes in two forms- Tangible and Intangible. Tangible means which can be touched and seen, for example: You are greatful that your partner loves you, and to show gratitude, you gifted them something out of love.

Intangible means which cannot be touched or seen, but can be felt. This includes emotion of love, joy, happiness etc.

When you are grateful for someone, you complement them and show appreciation, this is how the other person can feel your appreciation and love, this is an intangible form of gratitude.

Gratitude’s Effect on Human Lives

In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly associated with greater happiness. Many studies have shown that people who feels gratitude lives a peaceful and happy life.

A person whose heart is felt with gratitude tends to sleep better. It makes your relationship stronger with people and your partner.

So, why so many positive changes of gratitude? Because gratitude actually rewires our brains kick-starting the production of dopamine and seratonin like antidepressants. These feel-good neurotransmitters activate the bliss center of the brain creating feeling of happiness and contentment.

Benefits of Gratitude

1. Positive Outlook

People having an attitude of gratitude have a positive outlook on every situation they face.

This is because these people have rewired their brain to accept that “Paying attention to what is good in life instead of what is bad is likely to make your day happier.”

2. Good Relationships

You are more satisfied in a relationship where you are being appreciated, and appreciation brings happiness and satisfaction, and more love for the other person.

You can’t even imagine how gratitude can change your life, specially relationships, whether it may be your family, your partner, your friends or the public. This is the power of gratitude.

3. Keeps Stress and Anxiety at bay

Being grateful means you’re living in the present and appreciating little things you have, everyday. This, therefore, keeps you away from anxiety and stress- You don’t overthink about past and future.

People who practice gratitude on a daily basis is far away from stress and anxiety.

4. Heart Full of Satisfaction

A heart full of gratitude will always be satisfied with whatever they do. They won’t stress over things that cannot be controlled.

They are at peace with the situation, not to mention, they also upgrade their life using gratitude.

5. Higher Sense of Self-Worth

Feeling gratitude has a profound effect on self-worth. People who practice gratitude are more appreciative of their body, mind and soul. This attitude gives them high sense of self worth. This is the power of gratitude.

6. More Forgiving

Forgiving is one of the toughest quality in the present generation scenario. People of the 21st century are more leaning towards anger issues and ego, which makes them selfish (not in a good sense) and less caring.

People practising gratitude are full of love and forgiveness. They don’t hold on anger towards people, instead, they let go of any grudge and forgive them, as they know forgiveness is the path to move on and make peace with the situation.

7. More Helpful and Generous

Gratitude is really one of the best practises one can perform daily. One becomes more helpful and generous as they appreciate everything in life – whether it may be small or big, tangible possessions or intangible possessions.

They are grateful for the people they meet because for a person practising gratitude, every person is a vessel universe sent to teach them a lesson.

They help people as because they become empath over time and know how it feels to be helped.

8. Takes Better Care of Own Health

Our body is the temple, for our soul is a part of the God. Whenever you are grateful for your body and health, you become more aware of your body and you take proper care of your health.

You feeed nutritious food, nurture your body with better hygiene routine and having a good sleep cycle. You practise self-care activities to nourish your body, mind and soul. You appreciate your body.

9. Opens Door to Opportunities

Whenever we start being grateful for whatever he have in the present, the Universe opens the door for more opportunities. Your manifestations become reality.


Thus, practising gratitude will eventually make you prosper in all aspects of your life. You will glow mentally, physically, amotionally and spiritually.

Be consistent with being grateful for the little things everyday and you’ll feel a major shift in your energy.

Sneha Kashyap

Sneha Kashyap

Sneha Kashyap is a beauty and lifestyle influencer on instagram. She is an enthusiastic blogger and is passionate about writing in hygiene as well as fragrances. She loves to share what she is passionate about and how to help others with her skills and knowledge on perfumes and hygiene.

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