How Does Gratitude Work?

May 27, 2013

You’ve heard that gratitude is good for you. It can lower blood pressure, reduce stress, some say it can even make you live longer. But just how does gratitude work?

Are there ways to experience it more fully, more easily?

As a Memorial Day special,  a psychologist, a Bible scholar, and a Hindu swami address those questions.

Note: This is an encore broadcast originally aired on November 18, 2010.

Nancy Heisey, M.Div., PhD. - Scholar in early Christian history.  Former President of the World Mennonite Conference.  Vice President and Undergraduate Academic Dean at Eastern Mennonite University.

Jaime Kurtz, PhD. - Specialist in Positive Psychology.  Assistant Professor of Psychology at James Madison University.

Swami Sarvaananda, PhD. - Hindu Chaplain.  Chaplaincy Supervisor for Hospice of the Piedmont. Board of Trustees Member for the Satchidananda Ashram in Yogaville, Virginia.