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The Science of Gratitude: A Special Thanksgiving Practice

The Science of Gratitude: A Special Thanksgiving Practice

This program does not carry MCLE credit.

As we move into Thanksgiving, let's explore the Science of Gratitude and try Gratitude Meditation together. In many cultures throughout history gratitude was considered the key to good fortune and a meaningful life. Scientific research suggests that gratitude leads to happiness, better health, closer relationships, a sense of connection, more energy, self-confidence, and more positive emotions, as well as reducing stress, anxiety, and depression. Cultivating gratitude is an important way to build physical and mental health. After this program, you will have an understanding of how gratitude impacts the body and why we need gratitude given how our brains evolved. They also take a look at ideas about gratitude from different ancient traditions and try several gratitude meditations together (including self-appreciation).


Elizabeth Pyjov JD, MTS

Elizabeth is a lawyer, workshop facilitator, and meditation teacher who holds three Harvard degrees, speaks five languages, has a neuroscience background, and works in a top law firm. She discovered a way to thrive each step of the way in her legal career and now shares this wisdom through self-compassion, diversity, happiness, energy, connection, and resilience programs through her organization, Self-Compassion for Lawyers.

Non-Member Price: $25.00
Published Date:
  • November 21, 2022
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VLAP112122