Gratitude Exercise Worksheet

Gratitude is a sense of thankfulness and happiness in response to a tangible benefit (gift or favour), or something intangible (loving family and friends).

Gratitude can also be defined as a specific emotion of recognizing and appreciating something good.

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

  1. Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) 

DBT is a type of talking therapy specifically adapted to help individuals who suffer from extremely intense emotions. It focuses on providing therapeutic skills in mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness.

The practice of gratitude in DBT has proven to improve one’s mental health and well-being. 

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet is intended to help individuals build resilience, strengthen relationships, and boost mental health and emotional well-being. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

Individuals should use this worksheet to learn how to get better at being grateful.

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American Psychological Association. (© 2023). Gratitude. Available at: [Accessed April 13, 2023]


Everyday Health. (© 1996-2023). All About Gratitude: What It Means, Why It’s Good for Health, and How to Practice It. Available at: [Accessed April 13, 2023]