It’s World Gratitude Day! Gratitude is a key skill to foster in times of change and disruption.
Here’s 10 statistics Halo.com shared around Gratitude – link to
- 70% of employees would feel better about themselves if their boss were more grateful, and 81% would work harder.
- Employees who experience more gratitude at work report fewer depressive symptoms and stress.
- 95% of employees agree that a grateful boss is more likely to be successful.
- Regular gratitude journaling has been shown to result in 5% to 15% increases in optimism and 25% increased sleep quality.
- Lack of gratitude is a major factor in driving job dissatisfaction, turnover, absenteeism, and burnout.
- 53% of employees would stay at their company longer if they felt more appreciation from their boss.
- Gratitude reduces toxic aggression, frustration, and regret even after receiving negative feedback.
- In a study of 800 descriptive trait words, “grateful” was rated in the top 4% in terms of likeability.
- Over 90% of American teens and adults indicated that expressing gratitude made them “extremely happy” or “somewhat happy”.
- A five-minute daily gratitude journal can increase long-term well-being by 10%.
A reminder that this week I am part of a four-day Gratitude Giveaway. Access your free gifts including Your Heartfelt Gratitude Journaling Trio! from Emma-Louise Elsey in the High Five Gratitude Giveaway that runs for a limited time Sept.18-21st. Sign up now to benefit from deepening and expressing gratitude in all areas of your life.
When you sign up, you’ll have a link to my gift – Conversation Sparkers for Working with Gratitude in Groups and Teams. Take a moment and sign up now!
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