I Wrote Down The Best Things That Happened To Me For 2 Weeks. Here’s What I Learned

Turns out, putting pen to paper can seriously mold your outlook

December 23, 2016

http://www.menshealth.com/health/keeping-a-gratitude-journal

Ending your day on a note of gratitude influences the rest of your life. Things you might usually take for granted—a friendly colleague, a good meal, even the weather—become little marvels when you take time to recognize their value.

Documenting the best parts of your day also serves to remind you what really matters. Stress is ephemeral. Things go wrong, you fix them, you move on.

The things we should be thankful for generally outlast our stressors. Weighing gratitude against stress proved to be an act of recalibration.