Counting our Blessings

Our first major challenge this year is to show gratitude for our blessings. This involves learning to be happy with what we have, focusing on the intangible qualities of the heart and soul, and finding happiness in those aspects of life that cannot be quantified. We discuss the reasons why we may engage in excess consumerism, and witness the power of gratitude from a gentle giant of the Earth. We explore the science of gratitude and the research that shows how being grateful makes us happier, healthier and less focused on materialism. We finally take inventory of our non-material assets.

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