Photo: ThinkstockBy Amy Shearn
Like pretty much everyone else in America, I constantly find myself ignoring health advice I know to be sound. "Exercise is very important," I lecture my daughter, shooing her off to run at the playground while I stand stone-still, drinking my billionth coffee of the day, eating some simple carb, and pressing my cell phone to the side of my brain. So I'm relieved when I learn about some health-improving practice that I know I can actually maintain. Like being thankful.
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Everyone has something to be thankful for, even on the most horrible, terrible, no-good, very-bad day. And remembering what we're thankful for makes us feel a whole lot better.(That's why every week we make a list of things we're grateful for.) But it turns out it can also improve your health-Ocean Robbins' comprehensive essay on the Huffington Post explores why.
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