Turkey, stuffing, pie, and family, oh my! Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year to express our gratitude for our loved ones and all things wonderful that have happened over the last year. But did you know that powerful people might feel gratitude more than the average Joe? There’s research documenting that self-esteem makes us more grateful and feel more powerful as a result. We thought you’d appreciate it as a social worker.
In this article Monica Bartlett of Gonzaga University describes the research findings and asks questions about how varying levels of self-esteem impact the ability to feel grateful.