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Gratitude Research/Resources

Over the last decade, research on the varied health and wellness benefits of gratitude has become more mainstream and accessible. We hope to connect you with the latest studies and resources that focus on the concept of gratitude, its applications in daily life and in your organization.

Let DRW share the latest research on gratitude to improve your workplace culture!

We offer a variety of programs to support your learning and development infrastructure. Call us at 410-750-8335 or email lburton@drwcoaching.com Our programs bring evidence-based practices to improve employee engagement and the newest applications to employee wellness programs. Don’t forget to check out our blog!

DRW Gratitude Programs – Consider one of these topics for your organization or association:

  • Discovering the Health and Well-Being Benefits of Gratitude
  • The Neuroscience of Gratitude – What Leaders Need to Know About This New Neural Knowledge
  • Gratitude – The Positive Impact on Employee Engagement and a Healthy Work Environment

For a summary of our recent Gratitude Intervention Study to learn about the significant improvement in employee engagement and meaningfulness of work, email me at lburton@drwcoaching.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On sale now! Gratitude Heals® A Journal for Inspiration and Guidance. A 170-page journal designed to create a sustainable gratitude practice and help achieve the proven healing benefits of gratitude. This journal includes: easy to understand descriptions of the latest research on the health and wellness benefits of gratitude; supportive coaching and practice techniques; journaling prompts, inspirational quotes and resources. To order click  Gratitude Heals

“There are many versions of gratitude journals. Some are more encouraging than others. You’ve hit it just right balancing reasons for entries with tips, quotations, thoughtful explanations and prompts. You can feel gratitude for so much in so many ways. You have foreseen that range in your beautifully constructed journal.” -Donald R. Officer MA Principal and Proprietor, The Intention Coach

 

Gratitude Heals®  –  A Workbook for Greater Health and Well-Being. This workbook can be customized for use in training programs or in conjunction with employer-sponsored health and wellness programs. The content, activities, and practice tools are supported by the latest research and best practices from the fields of positive psychology, neuroscience, and gratitude. For more information or to discuss specific needs and outcomes your organization hopes to achieve, email lburton@drwcoaching.com

 

Gratitude Presentations, Articles, Webinars and Downloads

Presentations

LeadingAge DC Annual Meeting Presentation – Gratitude Interventions with Direct Care Workers in a Dementia-Specific Assisted Living: A Pilot Study. Co-presenting with Dr. Tabassum Majid, Executive Director, The Integrace Institute. Invited. Washington, DC. October 2019.

Lifespan Annual Conference Presentation – The Neuroscience and Impact of Gratitude in Senior Living Communities. Co-presenting with Dr Tabassum Majid, Executive Director, The Integrace Institute. Invited. September 2019.

Integrace Institute – Cognitive Wellness Series Presentation – The Neuroscience of Gratitude – Highlights of a Gratitude Intervention in Senior Living Communities. Invited. Sykesville, Maryland. June 2019.

VONEL – Virginia Organization of Nurse Executives and Leaders Spring Conference Presentation – The Neuroscience of Gratitude ~ What Nurse Leaders Should Know About This New Neural Knowledge. Invited. Richmond, Virginia. May 2019.

HR Houston – Gulf Coast Symposium Presentation – The Neuroscience of Gratitude ~ The Positive Impact on Rewards & Recognition Programs. Invited. Houston, Texas. May 2019.

The 12th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference Presentation – The Neuroscience of Gratitude – What Leaders Should Know About This New Neural Knowledge. Invited. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. November 2018.

The Leadership Development Group Community of Practice Webinar -The Neuroscience of Gratitude – Coaching Success Factors. Invited. March 2018.

Podcast – The Art of Grateful Leadership – Jim Trela will interview Linda Roszak Burton on the Neuroscience of Gratitude. The Center for Grateful Leadership, featured guest.  April 2018.

Leadership Center For Excellence Presentation – The Neuroscience of Gratitude – What Leaders Need to Know About This New Neural Knowledge. Tyson’s Corner, VA. Invited. February 2018. Attendee: “This changed my whole view of being a leader.”

The Center for Grateful Leadership – The Neuroscience of Gratitude. Recording available, pass-code grateful  Live Q&A Sessions with Judith Ulmas. Featured guest. January 2018.

Rotary Club of Frederick presentation – Gratitude – The Positive Impact on Employee Engagement and a Healthy Work Environment. Frederick, MD. Invited. September 2017.

Rotary Club of Howard County West Presentation – Discovering the Health and Wellness Benefits of Practicing Gratitude. Ellicott City, MD. Invited. September 2017.

Rotary Club of Olney Presentation – The Neuroscience of Gratitude – What Leaders Need to Know About This New Neural Knowledge. Olney, MD. Invited. Presented July 2017. Attendee: “Very informative presentation and inspirational.”

Rotary Club of Towson Presentation –The Health and Wellness Benefits of Gratitude. Towson, MD. Invited. Presented June 2017. Attendee: “Very interesting and thought provoking.”

University of Maryland – St. Joseph Medical Center, 6th Annual Women’s Health Conference Presentation – Discovering the Personal Health and Wellness Benefits of Gratitude. Towson, Maryland. Invited. Presented May 2017.

The Rotary Club of Ellicott City Presentation – The Health and Wellness Benefits of Gratitude. Ellicott City, MD. Invited. Presented May 2017.

The Rotary Club of Catonsville Presentation – Discovering the Personal Health Benefits of Gratitude. Catonsville, MD. Invited. Presented May 2017.

ORCHSE Strategies, LLC, Global Health, Safety and Environment Forum Presentation –The Neuroscience of Gratitude – The Positive Impact on Rewards and Recognition Programs. Washington, D.C. Invited. Presented February 2017.

Articles – Blog

Wharton Healthcare Quarterly – Winter 2017 The Neuroscience of Gratitude by Linda Roszak Burton

Wharton Healthcare Quarterly – Fall 2016 Discovering the Health and Wellness Benefits of Gratitude by Linda Roszak Burton

Webinar Series

  1. Webinar – GratitudeDiscovering the Health and Well-Being Benefits. Featured guest, Z. Colette Edwards, MD – November 8, 2017.
  2. Webinar – GratitudeWhat Employers Should Know About the Positive Impact on Employee Engagement – October 11, 2017.
  3. Webinar – Let’s Celebrate World Gratitude DayDiscover the Research on the Personal and Organizational Benefits of Gratitude – September 13, 2017.

Additional Resources

DRW Gratitude Letter Exercise Writing a letter of gratitude to someone who has made a difference in your life is one of the most highly recommended (and meaningful) activities for practicing gratitude. Download this exercise for your personal gratitude practice. 

DRW Gratitude MAPS Activity  Use this Gratitude MAPS activity as an easy way to structure your gratitude practice and attain the greatest healing, health, and well-being benefits.

Wharton Healthcare Quarterly – Winter 2017 The Neuroscience of Gratitude by Linda Roszak Burton

Wharton Healthcare Quarterly – Fall 2016 Discovering the Health and Wellness Benefits of Gratitude by Linda Roszak Burton

A Gratitude Presentation of Healing Quotes  Download Gratitude Heals® [35 MB]

A Gratitude Reflection

Take a Gratitude Quiz

Click here Gratitude Quiz For Individuals

Gratitude Quiz For Organizations – see below