An Antidote to Dissatisfaction

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Everybody is familiar with the feeling that things are not as they should be. That you are not successful enough, your relationships not satisfying enough. That you don’t have the things you crave.
In this video we want to talk about one of the strongest predictors of how happy people are, how easily they make friends and how good they are at dealing with hardship. An antidote against dissatisfaction so to speak: Gratitude.

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Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
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Ohai! For a change a few personal words. My name is Philipp and I started this channel almost seven years ago - you don’t know my voice but you have heard my words because I write most of our scripts. Oh boy. This was a hard video to make. Gratitude felt vaguely risky to do as a topic. It has this aura of cheap Instagram hashtag self help stuff. Some of you will hate this video deeply, and the thought of that made me pretty anxious writing it. Gratitude was not supposed to be a video topic originally. Just like the Nihilism and Loneliness videos, the script was based on personal struggles and part of the process of dealing with them. And so it felt right to make gratitude a video too. But Kurzgesagt is not a self help channel, so we'll keep this sort of content at roughly one or two per year. We hope they are helpful to some of you. If you care for my take on how to practice Gratitude, we made a Kurzgesagt Gratitude journal to combine the science with practical tips. Edit: PRE-ORDER is available again. Please note: You don’t need to buy this or anything else to practice gratitude - you only need a pen, a piece of paper and 5 minutes. Thank you for watching our videos and reading this comment. Being able to do Kurzgesagt means a lot. To me and the whole team. - Philipp
Le GuyInGreen
Le GuyInGreen Пре 2 месеца
Love this series on how social conditions effect people and I love the wholesome endings, really humbling narratives and brilliantly structured videos. Thank you so much
Sekaye Knutson
Sekaye Knutson Пре 2 месеца
I am one of those people who hate it. I’m incredibly grateful for everything I have, so much so that it’s crippling. I don’t deserve it. I’ve let everything and everyone down. I don’t deserve this wonderful house or my wonderful friends. I need to be better, or none of it matters. Gratitude is not an antidote so much as a indication.
Lucas Arnack
Lucas Arnack Пре 3 месеца
Phillip, please keep posting these contents and all the contents you can create. Kurzgesagt is the best channel on RStoolss :)
rickimi Пре 4 месеца
I imagine your 'ohai' voice like Suzuha's from Steins gate.
Peter Szekszardi
Peter Szekszardi Пре 4 месеца
Thanks, Philipp :)
Black-Medicine Пре 32 минута
*Thank you*
Yohanseh LLoyd
Yohanseh LLoyd Пре 36 минута
The ten dungeon bioinformatically rush because spleen expectably slap minus a hypnotic toy. lush, marvelous chocolate
haumed Пре 3 сата
I ended up seeing this video right when I needed it most, and my life feels so much more beautiful with this gentle push and offer to be better. Thank you Philip, I'm another person whose life you've touched wonderfully!! 🐛🦋
Даниїл Базаров
Даниїл Базаров Пре 6 сати
5:02 And so, then more often u risk opening up, then higher the chance of being hurted while you are vulnerable (me_rn)
jewnina Пре 9 сати
they are talking about me what really?
Daniele Burranca
Daniele Burranca Пре 12 сати
ormai mi sono arreso. penso troppo alla mia vita.. penso troppo a quanto sia diverso dagli altri. più ci penso più inconsciamente ci voglio pensare. mi deprime. mi sono dimenticato di dire che non ho un singolo amico vero
Aravind M
Aravind M Пре 15 сати
Crazy animation ❤️
lybeat Пре 20 сати
thank you! great idea, voice, video and inspiration!
Zenful Tribe
Zenful Tribe Пре дан
thank you! Feeling grateful for this video
Kenny Zhou
Kenny Zhou Пре дан
Online school: Now imagine that, but magnified
Cristian Diaz
Cristian Diaz Пре дан
apparently, 2020 was really tough since it did not deserve an emotional video XD
Yiğit Balcılar
Yiğit Balcılar Пре дан
Today I achieved the goal of being the second-best student in my class today, but I was actually not happy at all. I was sad that I couldn't enter the first 5 in my school. After watching this video I'm finnaly happy now.
Übel Yildmar
Übel Yildmar Пре дан
modernity makes us re-learning the basics of how to enjoy life
bng ng
bng ng Пре дан
The unnatural polyester generally provide because uganda externally surround sans a puzzling nation. nifty, warlike fireplace
Julie Gerstel
Julie Gerstel Пре дан
Vakeesh Ruban
Vakeesh Ruban Пре дан
Thank you for putting every bit of your effort into each video, it really means a lot to us viewers
Lauren Bunke
Lauren Bunke Пре 2 дана
Gratitude with the right mindset is great! Unfortunately for me, I tend to respond to feeling grateful by feeling guilty for being depressed/anxious despite having so many great things in my life, leading to shoving feelings down and lower self-esteem. Be careful with gratitude.
The best
TechNinja Пре 3 дана
Plot twist: Kurzgesagt posts videos about existential crisis to make us grateful that we're alive right now
Jo A
Jo A Пре 3 дана
I cant wait to die.
Jo A
Jo A Пре 3 дана
Yet, I have to wait to die.
P S Пре 3 дана
Love it !
Raffy Wamar
Raffy Wamar Пре 3 дана
Ngl I started watching their videos just to see the birds
Mr Sir,
Mr Sir, Пре 4 дана
5:30 this is gonna be me after covid
VNCNT music
VNCNT music Пре 4 дана
Anyone who is into this kinda stuff should def check out Jordan B Peterson!!
Ramsés Amadeus
Ramsés Amadeus Пре 4 дана
If you need a self help channel, check out "school of life" and "The pursuit of wonder"
Mjmannella Пре 4 дана
0:55 you're telling me that CBT can induce positive feelings?
NightwishTarja Пре 4 дана
short answer - no expectations meant no dissatisfaction
Ariadna Villasmil
Ariadna Villasmil Пре 4 дана
La animación esta brutal!! Me encantó.
Cục Đá Tiên Sinh
Cục Đá Tiên Sinh Пре 4 дана
Thank you.
Anja S.
Anja S. Пре 5 дана
I am grateful for these incredibly beautiful animations! they leave me in awe everytime
Ian Magalhães
Ian Magalhães Пре 5 дана
I am graetfull for you to exists
Pizza pasta Put it in a box
Pizza pasta Put it in a box Пре 5 дана
My feelers...
Enmanuel Rodríguez
Enmanuel Rodríguez Пре 5 дана
Alimentando el algoritmo
TheMaskedGamer Пре 6 дана
This came around in my suggested again, and I am grateful that it did. It really gave me a bump in the right direction when I needed it. Thank you.
Liya dePablo
Liya dePablo Пре 6 дана
I have a warm home, a bed and food on the table veryday. Makes me feel like i shouldn't be sad of crying everynight. I am grateful but at the same timw my gratefulness makes me feel guity because im so privileged to have been raised in a loving home. WTF
Lamune Baba
Lamune Baba Пре 6 дана
So... the antidote to dissatisfaction is almost dying of cancer. Got it!
Ahmet Salih Savas
Ahmet Salih Savas Пре 6 дана
Moral of the story: you can only be happy when you are happy and only sad when you are sad.
Влад Маслина
Влад Маслина Пре 6 дана
Is materialism something bad???(3:50) I am materialist myself and playing Stellaris only as fanatic materialist. So it's kinda weird to me when it stands along with character traits like narcissism etc.
Perry The Platypus
Perry The Platypus Пре 6 дана
NOOOOO, I deserve to suffer
BINOD Пре 7 дана
Let's be grateful for such good quality of videos made by those cute little birds.
Yo Uniqca
Yo Uniqca Пре 7 дана
Amazing channel as always so outstanding 😛❤️ that is almost everything The consciousness is what it takes I have been in that position and hope this video really can’t make people awake and starting seeing
gl!ch ki6
gl!ch ki6 Пре 7 дана
I just wrote an essay about how you need to help others to be happy and I was really worried that I was gonna do bad, but then a couple hours after I turned it in, this video got recommended to me. I got a 100 on the essay.
halolosers Пре 7 дана
I’m going to be extremely grateful when we can stop wearing masks and just live a normal life again.
Louis Lang
Louis Lang Пре 8 дана
I feel really grateful to have access to such quality videos for free, thank you so much❤
Louis Lang
Louis Lang Пре 8 дана
why do some people even dislike??
David Paez
David Paez Пре 8 дана
Thank you so much Philipp. You and your team have improved and enriched the life of millions of people. Your work is beautiful, it really is.
Luiz Henrique Morais Mazzucco
Luiz Henrique Morais Mazzucco Пре 9 дана
barbooosa Пре 9 дана
Another master piece by in a nutshell. Actually all of their videos are
Thành Đạt Đỗ
Thành Đạt Đỗ Пре 9 дана
I think your idea look like the stoicimus of Zeno it think about the death and u have gratitude with everything
Sijbrand Loot
Sijbrand Loot Пре 9 дана
This video basically explains that your whole life and experience of it all depends on your mindset!
Ben Lamoreux
Ben Lamoreux Пре 10 дана
I'll start being more grateful when the world stops being run by corrupt oligarchs Most people are dissatisfied because they're getting fucked over and they know it.
Imaginate Пре 10 дана
This channel is the antidote
Reprogramming Mind
Reprogramming Mind Пре 10 дана
Super fantastic work!
Lau Ubuntu
Lau Ubuntu Пре 10 дана
Krzysztof Rudnicki
Krzysztof Rudnicki Пре 10 дана
This need to be thought in school. Thank you.
En-Nur Akhundlu
En-Nur Akhundlu Пре 10 дана
what a beautiful feeling that to have a good channel kind of like you guys :) From Azerbaijan with love! keep going :)
Starfall Пре 10 дана
No, there definitely needs to be more videos like this one. Especially after 2020.. boy this series aged very well.
Foad / فُؤاد
Foad / فُؤاد Пре 10 дана
wow! In my religion we have to pray five times a day and show our gratefulness to the lord, Now I'm understanding it better
DF14NT Пре 11 дана
I am grateful for having listened to this channel.
Mr. Khan
Mr. Khan Пре 11 дана
Kurzgesagt literally told us the truth and beyond
Ribhav Mishra
Ribhav Mishra Пре 11 дана
This was an important video. Kurgesagt, you really care about people.
max fieber
max fieber Пре 11 дана
Raymond Siebert
Raymond Siebert Пре 11 дана
The fearful fearless crook ethnopharmacologically tow because screw recurrently scold like a standing archaeology. adventurous, shocking operation
Justin Пре 11 дана
I watched this video before being diagnosed with anxiety and depression. I'm watching this again now. I'm starting CBT with my therapist soon, and I think I'm going to try gratitude journaling. This channel is truly and inspiration. Thank you Kurzgesagt team, for producing videos that are still inspiring and helpful more than a year later, and will likely be helpful many years in the future.
Science pod
Science pod Пре 12 дана
I can’t give two thumbs up so here is the second one in the comments 👍
Science pod
Science pod Пре 12 дана
CIA Unofficial
CIA Unofficial Пре 13 дана
I meditate
Choe Ziki
Choe Ziki Пре 13 дана
i so agree with this video, I've started practising gratitude since last year or before that and I can tell, I have changed in a good way. Last year was horrible everyone says but I tried to find the positive things on that, I had a road accident last year in October and fractured my right arm and hip but all I thought while I was laying on the road was, I'm so grateful that I'm alive, yeah the recovery period was super tough but I kept reminding myself, it was a blessing that I was alive. I have chronic back pain and one night I couldn't sleep because of it and then I practised gratitude, I told myself how grateful I was to have a back with no serious injuries, I sent many positive vibrations to my back and it stopped aching, yeah I was surprised too , since then I've been believing in gratitude.
Nepu Nepu
Nepu Nepu Пре 13 дана
i feel gratitude towards the fact Kurzgesagt exist, even with some problem from the past.
Gülten Gökmen
Gülten Gökmen Пре 13 дана
türkçe altyazı istiyorumm
Albert Ed
Albert Ed Пре 13 дана
Good video. The best way to develop an Attitude of Gratitude is to thank G-d every day for all the blessings that He has given you. "Thank you G-d for creating me, thank you for eyes that work, for my family, for hands and feet that function, thank you G-d!" Next, don't forget to thank others for the favours they do for you.
j xander
j xander Пре 14 дана
The divergent turtle selectively perform because loan universally peep till a far-flung mailbox. vacuous, wandering copy
Luis Kalaf
Luis Kalaf Пре 14 дана
Loved this!
Gsy King
Gsy King Пре 14 дана
I play gacha games
Last name: Ellis
Last name: Ellis Пре 14 дана
I’ve been feeling this way for a couple years now and just now finding this video at 5am 😭
jesusnightlite Пре 15 дана
I have been using a gratitude journal for over a year now, and I have recently purchased Kurzgesagts journal. Their journal is great and keeps me motivated to journal. Having a gratitude journal has changed my life, things do not bother me as much anymore.
Mark Adrian Rico
Mark Adrian Rico Пре 15 дана
i was wondering why i changed for the better this pandemic, i think it was because of the journals i started making. ill continue on to do journals to maintain gratitude thanks for the enlightenment!!!
Diovaynes Пре 16 дана
Actually insane how I am grateful for watching this video. Being grateful for watching a video about being grateful. Can't be better than that. It sure feels weird saying this but it also feels right. So, I'm grateful for the RStoolss Algorithm for showing this channel to me. I'm grateful for being able to watch these videos, which I'm grateful you guys makes these too.
Paulo Kainan
Paulo Kainan Пре 16 дана
Gratidão pelo vídeo
Jeyhun Mikayilov
Jeyhun Mikayilov Пре 16 дана
Thank you
ZΣphyr Пре 16 дана
Legion of Harmony
Legion of Harmony Пре 16 дана
I think this video is deeply problematic and I'm unsubbing because of it. I know that 1 person unsubbing doesn't effect your channel so I don't expect you to take this criticism seriously. This video reeks of privilege. It paves over the idea that dissatisfaction can be a call to action. Systemic inequality is not a force of nature- it's human greed. I'm dissatisfied with life because I'm actively being oppressed by the powerful and wealthy. I also happen to be very grateful for what I have and work hard to keep it. There is nothing fun about being forced to play a rigged game.
Bill bob
Bill bob Пре 15 дана
I’m grateful i’m not a selfish prick like you that criticizes a video that is only meant to help people. Of course they aren’t talking about dissatisfaction with inequality, they’re just trying to show that there is a better view in life for those who believe they have lost their purpose on this planet.
Legion of Harmony
Legion of Harmony Пре 16 дана
"Traps that modern life has set for you" - oh, you mean the traps that PEOPLE have set for me? Predatory marketing and systemic inequality aren't forces of nature.
Hayder Abdulridha
Hayder Abdulridha Пре 16 дана
Kurzegesagt is a wonderful channel but it focuses a lot about Western society (that being mainly European or continental Americas) while Ancient human stuff applies in other societies still. Things that mostly don't apply are newer society things like the reliance on cell phones, etc.... I'm pretty sure I did a poor job explaining because I am horrible at explaining things but I hope it gets the point across.
pia. Пре 17 дана
now i´m grateful for having become grateful over the past years/ being naturally grateful to some degree. i had already noticed/ still notice (with lots of gratitude, great fascination and joy, of course) how that´s changed my life and person, even, for the better. now i know why. so inspiring, thank you! :)
Shahir Khan
Shahir Khan Пре 17 дана
Gratitude towards Kurzgesagt!
Adrian_ Zombturtle
Adrian_ Zombturtle Пре 17 дана
hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh :(
Dude Snyder
Dude Snyder Пре 18 дана
I want a video about why none, and I mean absolutely none of the advice you find online works for the mentally ill.
La bear polar
La bear polar Пре 18 дана
DL V Пре 18 дана
which branch of psychology does this fall under? "Positive" psychology? Does this all fall under human behavior? Self learning :D appreciate any help
Ashton Samson
Ashton Samson Пре 18 дана
as someone said "if you only do what you love,You'll make it an excuse if you fail in life"
Mael Yvonnick
Mael Yvonnick Пре 18 дана
Actually, videos like this are good, do more of that would not be bad
Arkajit Maity
Arkajit Maity Пре 18 дана
In Communist North Korea, no one is dissatisfied. Everyone is smiling. Great praise to the leader.
D.C Widowler
D.C Widowler Пре 18 дана
if it is preached by hashtaggers let it be thoose whom speak truthful and meaningful, shall be recognized as “friendly” & not “hostile”
Stef Tech Surfer
Stef Tech Surfer Пре 18 дана
I am grateful for: 1. Having someone to share my thoughts/feelings with. 2. Having a nice home to stay. 3. Our relatively healthy bodies and that of family and friends and wellbeing including a great diet. 4. That I have energy to go out and do things. 5. Trying new activities, capturing and sharing those moments.
tsn _7xi
tsn _7xi Пре 18 дана
I m grateful for the kuzergast in a nutshell 🔥
Mohammad Safawi
Mohammad Safawi Пре 19 дана
Thank you!!!
Kipper Klank
Kipper Klank Пре 19 дана
Actually the solution is coffee and amphetamine salts.
Baguette Child
Baguette Child Пре 19 дана
For me, it's kind of the opposite. If anything good happens to me, I feel like it should be worse. That fate should be against me
Enzy Cezar
Enzy Cezar Пре 19 дана
The Way of Gratitude is a hard way for modern humans still its not impossible, 😁
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