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How expressing our gratitude is a reminder to think positively and lovingly.
Najma Khorrami M.P.H.
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Ms. Najma Khorrami, M.P.H., is a global and public health professional. She is also the Founder at Gratitude Circle, a social media empowerment app and platform dedicated to gratitude and positivity.