Scientifically-Proven Ways To Be Happier

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Although there are factors that can affect happiness that are outside of our control, like life events or genetics, there are always ways to be happier.  Try incorporating any of these scientifically-proven ways to be happier in your life!

#1 Be grateful.

Being grateful and thankful for what you have will make you happier.  Aside from thanking people or even a Higher Power, try having a gratitude journal wherein you document the things you’re grateful for the day—no matter how small they may seem.

Be grateful.


#2 Exercise.

A lot of us who hate exercise may say that we are definitely not happy while doing push-ups.  However, exercising may contribute to happiness, of course.  When we exercise, we produce antibodies that keep sicknesses at bay and our brains release endorphins, which are feel good chemicals.  You might also want to combine this with diet and healthy eating.  Click here for surprising diet rules actually backed by science.

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