Gratitude is a practice that has been popular with religious and secular audiences alike. Take some time this weekend to browse these books and audiobooks on Hoopla to decide if it’s right for you!
by Robert A. Emmons
read by John McLain
A 21-Day Program for Creating Emotional Prosperity
In his first book, Thanks, Robert Emmons explored the science of the emotions and of gratitude drawn from psychology, neuroscience, self-help and philosophy. But readers wanted more–they wanted answers to the question of how, exactly, gratitude can be cultivated as a way of life. Gratitude Works! shows readers the best practices to foster gratitude. This book will reveal how dramatic advances in science have turned from does gratitude work to how do we get more of it? This exciting new book explores these evidence-based practices in a compelling and accessible way and provides a step-by-step guide that offers the tools to help people cultivate gratitude in their lives. As with Thanks, this new book will discuss religious, philosophical and spiritual traditions in detail and reveal how some of the greatest insights of science validate the ideas that the greatest religious leaders have propounded for centuries
The Life-Changing Power of Gratitude
by Marc Reklau
read by Greg Douras
In his new book “The Life-Changing Power of Gratitude” international bestselling author and personal development consultant Marc Reklau reveals the scientifically proven benefits of gratitude. Gratitude is considered the single best – and most impactful – intervention of the science of positive psychology. When we are cultivating gratitude, we change the way we feel which changes the way we act, and hence our results. Being grateful for everything you have in life and even the things you don’t have yet will change everything. The more grateful you become, the better your life will get. There are so many reasons to be thankful. Unfortunately, many of us forget about them because we are so busy doing other things all the time. In this practical and straightforward guide, you will learn seven simple exercises that will help you to reap the scientifically proven benefits of gratitude like being happier, sleeping better, getting rid of headaches and anxiety and much more.
The Gratitude Plan
by Paige Cooper, R. N.
read by Trei ‘Tree’ Taylor
In our society, it can be easy to want more than the things we already have. We might spend our time working a job we don’t like, simply so we can purchase things that won’t bring us much value in the end. We might live from one moment to the next, hoping desperately at any time that this might be when we find happiness. We search all of our lives for something that we must recognize already exists within ourselves.
In this audiobook, we are going to discuss all of the ways that you can find gratitude in your life. Whether you’re a millionaire with everything you need or someone who struggles to rub two dimes together, the key to living a fulfilling life is in this audiobook.
Gratitude is My Superpower
by Alicia Ortego
read by Julie Griffiths
Do you want to teach your children how to be grateful for the things they already have?
Little Betsy will learn that happiness is made up of simple things in life, both small and big. With the help of the magic stone, she will begin to feel gratitude for her parents, friends, and toys. But what happens when little Betsy forgets to use the magic of her stone? She will realize that the power of gratitude is hidden in her heart.
“Gratitude is my superpower” will teach your little ones to appreciate the warmth of home, time spent playing with friends, and family relationships.
by Nancy Leigh Demoss
read by Christian Taylor
Your Journey to Joy
Is the gratitude that flows out of your life as abundant as the grace that flows into your life? Listen as Nancy explores the biblical and practical aspects of gratitude in the midst of lifes bumps and bruises.