There are many influences of happiness and they all affect each one of us in different ways. Somethings we are aware of and some we are not. One thing everyone should know however, is that being happy is good for you.
I found an article on Huffington Post, which was comprised of several things to know about happiness that are scientifically backed. I'm excited to share!
It's a choice.
Almost 40% of our happiness levels are within our own control.
The weather can influence happiness.
Light plays a role. Mild climates correlate to more positive moods.
Happiness has a fragrance.
Smells can influence emotions in good and bad ways.
Giving to others can give you a happiness boost.
Selfless acts, no matter how big or small, make someone feel good.
Joy is contagious.
Being around happy people will make you yourself happier too.
Reflection can help you look on the bright side.
Past memories maintain self-worth and promote optimism for the future.
Getting sleep can help you retain more positive thoughts.
And on the reverse, a happy outlook will help you get a better night's sleep.
Practicing gratitude can help you lead a happier life.
Thankfulness lead to joyfulness and can even help lower stress.
Positive emotions can make you more resilient.
Challenges are better accepted by those who hold optimistic attitudes.
Our brains tend to have a negative bias.
We naturally dwell on negative, but you can wire your brain to focus on joy.
>>For more visit the article.<<
Questions of the Day:
1) Have you ever associated happiness with your health?
2) What things listed here, if any, surprised you?
3) Which one did you find most interesting?
❤ Nichole ❤