Gratitude Therapy2019-11-12T07:02:58+07:00

Gratitude Therapy

by Simon Mott

The Power of Gratitude Therapy at Hope Rehab Center Thailand


Gratitude is a positive emotion, modern medical research shows it’s the most direct route to restoring happiness and balance in our lives.

The practice of gratitude is the antidotes to feelings of not having enough or not being enough

According to a study (Watkins et al. 2003) after prompting participants to think about things they’re grateful for, they demonstrated multiple advantages, more patience, and were able to keep their impulses in check. Most of us favor short-term gratification over long-term rewards like credit-card debt or substance abuse. Using willpower to suppress our desires is a stressful way to curb this need for instant gratification.

So a five-minute a day self-guided gratitude journal can increase your long-term well-being and happiness that money cannot buy. Because of hedonic adaptation we quickly get used to money.

  • Positive mood
  • Helps with insomnia

  • Makes us happier

  • More trusting to others

  • Less social anxiety

  • More appreciative

  • Make more friends

  • Improve our marriage

  • More effective performance

  • Helps you network

  • Helps you achieve your goals

  • Become friendlier

  • Reduces envy

  • Reduces jealousy

  • Makes our memories happier

  • Bounce back from stress

  • Increased energy levels

  • Develops our personality

  • Improved academic performance

  • Assertiveness

  • Physical health

  • Strengthen relationships

  • Reverses victim mentality

  • Reduces depression

  • Overcome entitlement

  • Improved ability to deal with a crisis

  • Patience

  • More generous

  • Helpful to others

  • Less materialistic

The Power of Gratitude – Hope Rehab Center Thailand


The Power of Gratitude Therapy – Hope Rehab Center Thailand

We suggest taking 5 minutes every day to write a self-guided Gratitude journal. Writing these down helps you because…

  • It is a daily ritual
  • It is quick and simple
  • Turns negative into positive
  • Magnifying the positive
  • Glass halve full – not half empty
  • Mood altering

Every client at Hope Rehab gets given a note book to use as a Gratitude Journal, find out more about our treatment plan here.


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