“Gratitude” — Conversation on Wed., Jan. 11, at Adelphi University’s Manhattan Center, 75 Varick St., 5:45 pm

Please come to share your life-experiences, knowledge, and wisdom about….


What is gratitude, for you? What are you grateful for? Who are you grateful to? How do you express your gratitude?

Do you get the gratitude you deserve?Why is it good to be grateful? Are there downsides to gratitude?

Hosted by Ron Gross

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017
6:00 sharp – 8:00 (please arrive by 5:45)
Adelphi University’s Manhattan Center
75 Varick Street , 2ND floor

To reserve a place, please register both by RSVP to
GrossAssoc, and to http://www.meetup.com/Conversations-New-York/

Optional Suggested Reading: Wikipedia has a lovely entry on Gratitude, discussing its association with well-being, psychological interventions, approaches of different religions (Jewish, Christian, and Islamic), and individual differences. Any of the several books on the subject by Prof. Robert Emmons of the University of California, such as Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier (Houghton Mifflin), or, for a deeper dive, his The Psychology of Gratitude (Oxford University Press). A summary of his research is attached.

Subways: #1 to Canal (building is on same block); A, C. or E to Canal; J, N, Q, R, W, Z or #6 to Canal.
All these Canal Street stations are within walking distance of the building. Bus: M20 stops at the front door.

Government-issued ID required for entry to building, please.

The New Science of Gratitude.docx