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How to Practice Daily Gratitude in Your Relationships

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: Why is gratitude important?
Air Date: 1/4/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Ramani Durvasula, PhD
Ramani Durvasula Dr. Ramani Durvasula is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychology. Drawing upon her years of clinical experience, graduate and undergraduate teaching, and published research, she is masterful at taking all things psychological and making them interesting and understandable for a wide variety of audiences. Her versatility makes her a useful presenter for audiences ranging from adolescents to professionals, laypeople to mental health professionals.

There are a limited number of simple truths offered by the field of psychology, and psychologists often miss the point and hide these simple truths behind fancy statistics and technical jargon. Years of teaching thousands of students have equipped Dr. Ramani with a knack for cutting to the core of the issue and cutting out the filler. Understanding these truths can help people reach their full potential in their relationships, jobs, and family time. By getting past the jargon and the simplifying the statistics, Dr. Ramani keeps it real and makes psychology a useful tool for everyone.
  • Book Title: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Surviving a Relationship With a Narcissist
How to Practice Daily Gratitude in Your Relationships
Even though you may truly love the person you're in a relationship with, crazy schedules can make it difficult to constantly show your appreciation and gratitude for your partner.

Practicing daily acts of gratitude, like a handwritten note, a small gift, or a loving text or email can brighten your partner's day.

In fact, it may encourage them to pay it forward.

What are some other ways you can practice gratitude in your relationship?

Listen in as Ramani Durvasula, PhD, shares why it's important to give gratitude in your relationship and ways you can make it work.