This article originally appeared in Inc.
Nearly everyone thinks about giving thanks at least a little this time of year. But some of us take gratitude to the next level.
For these folks, gratitude isn't reserved for special occasions like Thanksgiving. Instead, it becomes a daily habit though good times and bad. And science shows consistently counting your blessings in this way actually rewires your brain to make seeing the positive in life easier and more automatic. This, in turn, boosts happiness and even makes you more likely to be successful.
So how do you achieve this next level of advanced gratitude? UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center has ideas. Some of the tips rounded up by writer Jeremy Adam Smith are less than earth-shattering (we should all stop and smell the roses? you don't say) but a few are both genuinely unexpected and likely to level up your own gratitude game just in time for Thanksgiving.