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Books on Gratitude

Gratitude is a popular topic, especially this time of year as we near Thanksgiving and the holiday. Our Fox Pointe Blog is sharing some books on gratitude to help you get your mind and heart in the right place as we approach the holidays. Head to your local library or bookstore here in Hi-Nella, NJ to pick up one of these books to read from the comfort of your apartment.


The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life by Janice Kaplan

This New York Times bestselling book details one woman’s efforts to keep her New Year’s resolution of being more grateful and optimistic. Janice Kaplan, a journalist and the former Editor-in-Chief of Parade magazine, weaves academic research and evidence-based findings in with her own personal journey to present readers with an excellent reason to give gratitude a shot.


Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier by Robert Emmons

A bit of gratitude research, some perspective from literature, psychology, religion, and anthropology, finished off with a call to action on cultivating gratitude. This is a fantastic read for anyone who is looking to learn more about why gratitude can be such a life-changing addition, and how they can apply gratitude to their own life.


A Simple Act of Gratitude: How Learning to Say Thank You Changed My Life by John Kralik

Who knew something as simple as writing thank-you notes could turn your whole life around? In this personal and touching memoir, John Kralik describes how he went from an all-time low to a happy and flourishing life through the simple act of writing thank-you notes.


One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann Voskamp

An invitation to transform your outlook on life by embracing everyday blessings and expressing gratitude for the life you have. A beautifully written book with the power to open your eyes and change your perspective.


What are your favorite books on gratitude? Share them with us in the comments so we can read them too. Thanks for reading our post and wishing you a blessed Thanksgiving and holiday season.