In addition to building our own happiness, choosing gratitude can also bring out the best in those around us; they’ll be happier and more engaged.
Emotions are contagious. You can spread positivity. Gratitude is one of key ways to share positivity.
People like to be acknowledged for what they do for us, or for just being them. It can uplift their mood.
Additionally, people generally live up to the image that others have of them. Appreciate what they do, and likely, they’ll do more of it.