College professor Dr. Joyce Addo-Atuah is on a mission to keep the practice of gratitude from becoming extinct. In her book, The Power of Thanksgiving: A Blueprint for Contentment, Fulfillment, and Well-Being through Gratitude, she amply demonstrates the practice and benefits of a lifestyle of gratitude to God and the people He uses as His channels for blessing. She does this by recounting personal and family life experiences combined with scripture, hymns, meaningful quotes from iconic personalities, and scientific evidence.
Drawing on her travels to nearly 40 countries and a life full of accomplishments, the author establishes herself as living proof of the benefits of a lifestyle of gratitude and the power of thanksgiving. Readers looking for ways to enrich their own lives will have the tools they need in this actionable guidebook.
Readers of The Power of Thanksgiving: A Blueprint for Contentment, Fulfillment, and Well-Being through Gratitude have variously described it as:
- “A well-written inspirational book”
- “A must read for anyone anytime of the year”
- “A treasure trove of the spiritual, psychological, physical, and social benefits of a grateful lifestyle”
- “The what, why, when, and how of a gratitude lifestyle”
- “A powerful memoir about gratitude”
- “A practical guide on developing and benefiting from gratitude”
- “A book on well-being”
- “The Genesis through to Revelation of thanksgiving”
Joyce Addo-Atuah, PhD, a pharmacist by profession, has been a college professor in a New York City pharmacy school for over a decade. She is a passionate educator, teacher, speaker, motivator, and storyteller. Her teaching transcends scientific and health knowledge to more importantly faith – the practicality of the word of God. She has spoken and taught on several professional as well as Christian platforms.
In “The Power of Thanksgiving: A Blueprint for Contentment, Fulfillment, and Well-Being through Gratitude,” which marks her debut as a non-fiction author, Dr. Addo-Atuah teaches her readers how to develop a lifestyle of gratitude and thanksgiving so as to derive the associated wide-ranging physical, spiritual, and relational benefits which include good health, a positive outlook on life, higher productivity, and long life.
It is significant to note that The Power of Thanksgiving: A Blueprint for Contentment, Fulfillment, and Well-Being through Gratitude has won three literary awards this year: WINNER in The National Indie Excellence Awards (African American Non-Fiction); FINALIST in the prestigious Book Excellence Awards (Multicultural Non-Fiction); as well as FINALIST in the International Book Awards (Christian Inspirational) categories. Dr. Addo-Atuah is eternally grateful for the abundant provision of God’s grace.