Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: The gratitude intervention was based on self-reflection for enhanced self-awareness that involved participants keeping a weekly log of three good things that happened to them during the week, and recording them using a count-your-blessings form. The were then asked to reflect on these good things using three Naikan-meditation-like questions

Study Results: Increased life satisfaction and increased positive affect.

Reference: Chan, D. W. (2010). Gratitude, gratitude intervention and subjective well-being among Chinese school teachers in Hong Kong. Educational Psychology, 30(2), 139–153.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good