Brightening the Mind: The Impact of Practicing Gratitude on Focus and Resilience in Learning

Jane Taylor Wilson

Abstract


A growing body of groundbreaking research shows that gratitude has the power to heal, energize, and transform lives by enhancing people psychologically, spiritually, physically, and cognitively. This study contributes to the study of gratitude by exploring its impact on focus and resilience in learning. Specifically, this study examines the impact that practicing gratitude has on college students’ ability to focus in class and remain resilient in the face of difficulties while learning.

Keywords


gratitude, learning, focus, resilience, teaching, positive psychology

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14434/josotl.v16i4.19998