Practicing Gratitude During Thanksgiving and Beyond
It’s common to think about practicing gratitude in the Thanksgiving season, but it can positively impact your emotional and physical health all year long. Kathy Longo, CFP®, CAP®, CDFA®
During the holiday season, it can be easy to be overcome by stress, frustration, and anxiety. If you’re struggling, remember there is a mysteriously easy way to improve many areas of your life: gratitude. Studies show that practicing gratitude is linked to benefits in the areas of social well-being, emotional health, and psychological functioning. Not only that, but science has also shown that regular gratitude practices are linked to improved sleep, lower blood pressure, and even asthma control and weight loss. Use these six strategies to start your gratitude practice today.
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About the Author
Kathy Longo brings over 25 years of expertise and experience to Flourish Wealth Management. Kathy is wholly dedicated to improving the life of each client and finds joy in making complex matters simple and easy to understand. She excels at asking the right questions, uncovering new possibilities and implementing the most advantageous strategies for success. Playing such a pivotal role in her clients’ lives remains an honor and a privilege. After earning a degree in Financial Planning and Counseling from Purdue University, she began her career at a small firm in Palatine, Illinois where she worked directly with clients while learning to build a viable, client-centric business. Over the years, she gained extensive knowledge and wisdom working as a wealth manager, financial planner, firm manager and business owner at notable, various sized companies in both Chicago and Minneapolis.