Does gratitude make us lazy? Naive? Robert Emmons, the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude, debunks some common myths and misperceptions.
One would think simple thankfulness is exactly that: simple, free of misperceptions and distortions. But it isn't. As it turns out, mythbusting includes the wrong thinking concerning the power of gratitude.
3 Misconceptions to Blast Out of the Stratosphere:
1. Being thankful makes you complacent.
2. Gratitude is just warm fuzzy denial.
3. Thankfulness is only for the religious.
Robert Emmons, long-time researcher of all things gratitude, slices through the myths and reminds you why the power of gratitude works. Got gratitude?