The science of gratitude can transform your family | St. Tammany community news

There’s been a lot of talk about science this year.

Follow the science. Listen to the scientists. Watch the trends. Track the numbers. Science science science. Marcia Marcia Marcia.

Science has been a huge part of the conversation. And while, for the most part, we can give COVID-19 the credit for finagling science into our daily concentration, that side of science gets to take a little break today. (No, it’s not always all about you, COVID, you little narcissist.)

Instead, I want to take some time to talk about how there is also science that can make us — and our children — happier. Yes, even amid the big pile of elephant dung that is the year 2020.

I want to talk about the science of gratitude. It’s the legitimate therapy of rewiring our brains to become happier even when life feels like an episode of “Hoarders” and the trash

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