Check out these videos from Robert A. Emmons, Ph.D., the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude. He is a professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis, and the founding editor-in-chief of The Journal of Positive Psychology.
Compelling research supports the many benefits of gratitude. If we consciously work at it, we can actually train our brains to see the world through a happier lens. We all come "wired" with a bit of a negativity bias; by spending a few minutes at the end of each day thinking of three things that we are grateful for, we actually learn to scan the world for all of the positivity that we might have missed. To learn a bit more about the science of gratitude, please check out the links on this page.
Also worth checking out is Dr. Robert Emmons; he is widely recognized for his research on gratitude.