Child and Family Mental Health is proud to present a beautiful guest post written by the local social worker, play therapist, and professor Ms. Sheri Mitschelen, LCSW, RPT/S, on instilling gratitude in children as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday. Please see the bottom of this post for more information about Sheri.
With Thanksgiving approaching this month it’s a time to spend with family and think about the things we are thankful and grateful for.
A 2012 study published in the industry journal Personality and Individual Differences found. and that gratitude was one of the biggest predictors of life satisfaction, no matter what demographic.
A sense of gratitude is an essential ingredient in a happy life, but it does not come naturally to children…