Thanksgiving is the holiday we celebrate with food, family, and football. It’s also an opportunity for self-reflection and thankfulness. You can reflect on the good things that have happened in your life and the people in your circle of support. This blog will focus on taking a look at what beards can be thankful for this Thanksgiving season.
What Are You Thankful For?
Take a moment to think about what has happened in your life over the past 10 months of this year.
- What are some of the good things?
- What healthy relationships have you established?
- How has your life changed for the better?
If you can answer any or all of these questions, that is something to be thankful for? During the Thanksgiving holiday, there are so many people who are experiencing difficulties and challenges in their life ranging from loss of love ones, loss of employment, or personal illness. Even in situations like these, some people find small but significant things to be thankful for. Small things such as life, a roof over your head, and a warm meal may not seem like a big deal. But, ask some homeless person if he or she would rather trade places with you instead of being under the bridge.
Giving Thanks and Being Grateful Has Benefits
Being thankful and grateful has it’s benefits. According to research, a grateful attitude can be beneficial both emotionally and physically.
Here are seven scientific benefits of gratitude.
- Gratitude opens the door to more relationships.
- Gratitude improves physical health.
- Gratitude improves psychological health.
- Gratitude enhances empathy and reduces aggression.
- Grateful people sleep better.
- Gratitude improves self-esteem.
- Gratitude increases mental strength.
Bald, Bearded, & Blessed Is Thankful
Bald, Bearded, & Blessed is thankful for the support we have received this year from those of you who have read our blogs, engaged in our social media posts, and purchased merchandise. To show how much we appreciate you, we have posted our first free t-shirt contest. Some lucky person can win our inaugural black and white tee just by simply going to our social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) and entering.
Please let us know what you think about this blog. We hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!