1. This article from Newsweek entitled 5 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Gratitude is a great place to start in order to understand the "whys." It offers reseach-driven ways gratitude can improve your life.
2. I love a good social media challenge. This 30-day photo challenge offers a word and a more detailed prompt for each day. A challenge like this could easily be adapted for the classroom (use Padlet instead of a social media tool), shortened to a week (ask students to choose one of the 30 suggestions each day for 5 days), or used as starters for writing.
4. Berkeley's GreaterGood: The Science of a Meaningful Life is a phenomenal resource that addresses the science of well-being and offers practical strategies and skills to "foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society." There are a lot of really interesting articles on the site. Two that spoke to me:
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