The Wanderer's Guide to Cosmic Fabulosity

Embodied Gratitude: A Practice for Wellbeing

January 31, 2022 DW Long Episode 23
The Wanderer's Guide to Cosmic Fabulosity
Embodied Gratitude: A Practice for Wellbeing
Show Notes

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In this episode of the Wanderers Guide to Cosmic Fabulosity, DW speaks about the benefits of gratitude as a practice. Bringing in some scholarly material as well as opinions from personal experience, DW explores how gratitude not only positively impacts our brain but our overall wellbeing and daily life.

The episode contains a guided embodied gratitude meditation which will be featured as a stand alone episode for those who wish to practice without the chat at the beginning. 

All the best!

Here are some articles for reference should you want to read a bit more:

The Cultivation of Pure Altruism via Gratitude: A Functional MRI Study of Change with Gratitude Practice. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience | www.frontiersin.org 1 December 2017 | Volume 11 | Article 599

Decomposing Gratitude: Representation and Integration of Cognitive Antecedents of Gratitude in the Brain. The Journal of Neuroscience, May 23, 2018 • 38(21):4886 – 4898

Effects of gratitude meditation on neural network functional connectivity and brain-heart coupling. Scientific RepoRts | 7: 5058 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-05520-9

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