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How You Trigger Success By Adopting Gratitude

Applied lessons from therapy

Ryan Engelstad
Jun 16, 2017 · 7 min read

Use This Gratitude Method

Step One: Identify things we are grateful for

Step Two: Be quiet for five minutes

Step Three: Send love to three people who are bothering you

“…it feeds resentment, which doesn’t make us our best selves. Prevents us from thinking most rationally and acting most productively. Each community is going to think that the other one has it easier than they do when in fact they don’t. That’s the misperception. And if they think that the other group has it easier, that’s tempting. First of all, it’s going to make them less likely to want to do good things for people in the other community and it might even encourage them to do some questionable things, too, in their minds even though the slate is already even.”

One Extra Method

Better Humans

Better Humans is a collection of the world's most…

Ryan Engelstad

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Therapist writing about mental health and behavior change. Check out my podcast, Pop Psych 101: https://www.poppsych101.com

Better Humans

Better Humans is a collection of the world's most trustworthy writing on human potential and self improvement by coaches, academics, and aggressive self-experimenters. Articles are based on deep personal experience, science, and research. No fluff, book reports, or listicles.

Ryan Engelstad

Written by

Therapist writing about mental health and behavior change. Check out my podcast, Pop Psych 101: https://www.poppsych101.com

Better Humans

Better Humans is a collection of the world's most trustworthy writing on human potential and self improvement by coaches, academics, and aggressive self-experimenters. Articles are based on deep personal experience, science, and research. No fluff, book reports, or listicles.

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