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Articles on Gratitude

General Articles

Why Gratitude is Good – Robert Emmons http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/why_gratitude_is_good/

10 ways to become more grateful http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/ten_ways_to_become_more_grateful1/

Six habits of highly grateful people http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/six_habits_of_highly_grateful_people

What gets in the way of gratitude http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/what_stops_gratitude

Denzel Washington on the importance of Gratitude http://www.christiantoday.com/article/denzel.washingtons.tips.prayer.gratitude.we.all.fall.short.we.all.got.plenty/37709.htm

Gratitude in Education Articles

Gratitude in Education – Kerry Howells

World renowned researcher and educational practitioner talks about how fostering a real sense of gratitude can improve teaching and learning. http://www.gratefulness.org/readings/howells_education1.htm(1st of a 4 part series of articles)

Gratitude can fuel school Transformation http://www.edutopia.org/blog/gratitude-school-transformation-elena-aguilar

Gratitude Activities for the Classroom http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/gratitude_activities_for_the_classroom

Gratitude in Youth: A review of interventions http://www.nasponline.org/publications/cq/39/5/GratitudeinYouth.aspx

Faith Based Articles

Graced Gratitude by Charles Shelton SJ http://www.theway.org.uk/back/423Shelton.pdf

Ignatian Spirituality and Positive Psychology by Phyllis Zagano and C. Kevin Gillespie http://www.theway.org.uk/Back/454Zagano.pdf

Ignatius, Gratitude and Positive Psychology by Tom Carson http://www.theway.org.uk/back/522Carson.pdf

A Gratitude Deficit by Jim Manney

“Ignatius thought that a particular type of ignorance was at the root of sin. The deadliest sin, he said, is ingratitude. It is “the cause, beginning, and origin of all evils and sins…” – read the full article athttp://www.ignatianspirituality.com/15552/a-gratitude-deficit/

God talk: Gratitude by Peter Knott SJ

“Gratitude is the ultimate virtue, under-girding everything, even love. It goes with holiness, defines maturity….” read the full article here https://www.jesuit.org.uk/blog/godtalk-gratitude

The Theological Roots of Gratitude by Kenneth Wilson http://www.jubileecentre.ac.uk/userfiles/jubileecentre/pdf/other-centre-papers/Wilson_2012_Theological_Roots_of_Gratitude.pdf

The Theology of Gratitude: a sermon by Rabbi Gary M. Bretton‐Granatoor http://www.tuj.org/the-theology-of-gratitude/

From an Attitude of Ingratitude to Gratitude: by the Theology of Work project http://www.theologyofwork.org/key-topics/provision-wealth/redeeming-the-economic-sphere/we-are-to-develop-and-model-right-attitudes-to-provision-and-wealth/from-an-attitude-of-ingratitude-to-gratitude/

The Jesuit Priest and Psychologist Charles Shelton SJ has dedicated a whole book to gratitude from a psychological and spiritual point of view. The Gratitude Factor http://www.amazon.co.uk/Gratitude-Factor-Enhancing-through-Grateful/dp/1587680637/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1430143290&sr=8-6&keywords=Charles+Shelton