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Reduce office stress by expressing gratitude

Expressing gratitude nurtures our relationships, helping us feel closer to friends, romantic partners, and, as it turns out, our colleagues as well.

A new study from UC San Diego’s Empathy & Emotion Lab revealed that expressing gratitude at work can help people have better stress responses during challenging tasks.

“In our study, during the collaborative task, gratitude seemed to serve as a buffer against threat responses,” said lab director and study coauthor Christopher Oveis. “It also amplified a person’s challenge-response during individual performance tasks.”

Read the full story from UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center


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