WELLNESS
11/22/2012 02:33 am ET Updated Jul 21, 2014

10 Reasons Why Gratitude Is Healthy

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When was the last time you stopped to really acknowledge the things you're thankful for?

There's a whole host of reasons why we should make gratitude a daily practice -- research has shown that being thankful confers a whole host of health benefits, from improved immune systems, to feelings of connectedness, even higher team morale.

We gathered some of the biggest health benefits -- both physical and mental -- of gratitude. Tell us in the comments: What are you most grateful for? Expressing it may boost your well-being.

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