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A season of gratitude

The power of ‘thanks’

Harvard Business School Professor Francesca Gino talks about the ripple effects of gratitude.

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The grateful life

Harvard experts say gratitude is not only beneficial for individual health, but also for the wellbeing of society.

Saying thank you

Members of the Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine Class of 2023 took a moment to thank those who helped them most.

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To my father, whose left leg was afflicted with polio: Thank you for teaching me what it means to be a man and to walk with dignity.”

William Mbongo

A medical school student wearing a white coat stands on stone steps

I want to thank my mom and my grandmothers, who have taught me that women are powerful."

Logan Beyer

A medical school student wearing a white coat stands in front of a stone pillar

Mommy, I want you to know I have the privilege of putting on this white coat and feeling like a superhero because of you."

LaShyra “Lash” Nolen

A medical school students stands outside wearing her white coat

What are you grateful for?

Join members of the Harvard community and share something you’re thankful for this year.

A word cloud including friends, family, health, doctors, nurses, cats, dogs, books, travel, vaccines


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