World Gratitude Day is an annual observance celebrated on September 21st to encourage people to express and feel gratitude towards others, the environment, and life itself. The day was first celebrated in 1965, during an International Congress on Parapsychology held in Hawaii.
World Gratitude Day aims to promote the practice of gratitude, which is a positive emotion that involves recognizing and appreciating the good things in our lives. Gratitude has been linked to numerous benefits, including increased happiness, better physical health, and improved relationships.
On this day, people around the world may express their gratitude in various ways, such as by sending thank-you notes, making charitable donations, performing acts of kindness, or simply reflecting on the good things in their lives. Schools, organizations, and communities may also organize gratitude-related events and activities, such as gratitude journals, gratitude walks, or gratitude circles.
World Gratitude Day provides an opportunity to recognize the importance of gratitude in our lives and to encourage its practice on a daily basis. By cultivating gratitude, we can learn to appreciate the present moment, find joy in the little things, and foster deeper connections with others and the world around us.