16 Scientific Was To Be Happy

Science has found 16 ways to add a smile to your face and joy to your day.

Are the short days and long, cold, dark nights of winter getting you down? You’re not alone. This time of year many people may be experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD) or simply need a little post-holiday, wintertime boost of joy in their lives. And science has you covered. 

The Huffington Post found 16 scientifically backed-ways to get happy. Yes, from smiling and meditating, to playing with a puppy or volunteering you can turn your frown upside down. The best part is many of these requite very little time and effort and in return deliver a big boost of happiness. 

It is important to take time for yourself and focus on your mental health. Try finding a few minutes a day to smile, write in a gratitude journal or preform a random act of kindness for someone. You will be surprised on how little happiness adjustments throughout the day can improve your mood. 

Check out their very helpful chart and find out what science has to say about happiness. And see what little changes you can make to brighten your day. (Huffington Post)