Just wanted to take a few minutes on this Thanksgiving morning to put together a post for the #PremierFamily on how expressing gratitude affects the nervous system.
At Premier, we practice expressing gratitude before every session with clients and even before our business meetings? Why?
Research shows expressing gratitude can help to activate the parasympathetic, or calming part, of the nervous system.
When we activate the parasympathetic nervous system, we get a host of positive effects like:
Not only do all of these benefits help to optimize results in therapy, but also help us to live a longer, happier life. So, don't just save gratitude for Thanksgiving - express it every single day!
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
A few good reads on gratitude and the parasympathetic nervous system can be found here:
About the Author
Evan Lewis is a nationwide leader in Neuro Therapy and founded the Baltimore area's only specialist Neuro Therapy facility for people who want to stay active into their 40s, 50s, and beyond.
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