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Expressing Gratitude May Reduce Stress

A study from the University of California San Diego's Rady School of Management finds teammates who thanked each other before performing a high-stress task had a better cardiovascular response compared to teams who did not express gratitude. The enhanced cardiovascular response leads to increased concentration, more confidence, allowing individuals to give their peak performance.
Gratitude expressions between co-workers improve cardiovascular responses to stress
UC San Diego | Jun 2022

Expressing gratitude when doing stressful work reduces teammates' stress
PsyPost | Oct 2022

Can Gratitude Reduce Your Stress at Work?
Greater Good Magazine | Jul 2022

Expressing gratitude with coworkers improves stress responses in the heart: study
The Hill | Jun 2022

New Research Shows Gratitude Toward Coworkers Reduces Job Stress
Forbes (limited free articles) | Nov 2022

Tips for Saying Thank You to Coworkers

Notes of Appreciation Can Boost Individual and Team Morale
Harvard Business Review | Nov 2022

How to Say Thank You to Coworkers
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120 Coworker Appreciation Messages
Indeed | My 2022

Appreciation Messages for Colleagues
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Giving Thanks at Work: An HBR Guide
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