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They Take a Moment for One Other Exercise

We know there are mental health benefits to being grateful, but people who scored higher on measures of gratitude were also more likely to report fewer problems falling asleep, found a 2009 UK study. When you’re grateful—keeping a gratitude journal, like Oprah does, or simply reminding yourself of what you can appreciate about the day—you’re less likely to dwell on negative thoughts that can keep you up at night.