Nov 16, 2023

FinCap Friday: What Brings Bliss? A Gratitude Practice!

Did you know that practicing gratitude can improve your physical and mental health? Yep, that's right - gratitude is really good for you. The science shows that giving, receiving and even witnessing gratitude can improve our well-being, especially during difficult times. Plus, practicing gratitude doesn't have to cost you any money either. Tune into this week's episode of FinCap Friday, in anticipation of next week's Thanksgiving holiday, and learn a few free gratitude practices that can significantly enhance your joy. (You're welcome!) 

Click here to access the Kahoot quiz and discussion prompt. If you're short on time, try our simplified No Tech version containing embedded questions right in the slide deck! If you prefer embedding the quiz questions right into the video, check out this Edpuzzle video!

About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her 10 nieces and nephews!

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