The Philosopher’s Guide to Gratitude

The idea of pausing to take stock of what has gone well, to be content with things as they are, is in conflict with our times and their emphasis on constant ambition and striving. But, in truth, there is so much that we should promptly remember to value: the summer night sky, the taste of cold milk, old brick walls, deserted railway stations, the presence of our partners beside us in the stillness of dawn.