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Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier
Many of these techniques have been repeatedly tested and even worked with the clinically depressed. Showing gratitude for the good things you have is the most powerful happiness boosting activity there is. It will make you happier. It will improve your relationships. It can make you a better person. It can make life better for everyone around you. Bronze medalists are happier than silver medalists.
2. PRACTICE GRATITUDE DAILY
To live a happier, healthier life, it's important to learn how to accentuate the positive. Commit to following the simple steps outlined below for one week and you're sure to bring more positivity and happiness into your life. Consider it a one-week experiment.
Loyola University researchers discovered that thinking of good memories for just 20 minutes a day can make people more cheerful than they felt the week before, reported Psychology Today. To reap the full benefits of nostalgia, it seems better to replay happy thoughts in your mind rather than in a journal. When researchers at the University of California at Riverside asked people to either think about or write down a blissful life experience, those who simply thought about it experienced a greater boost in well-being, according to Psychology Today. Analyzing the details—by writing them down—may remove some of that wonder. Listening to music is a quick, easy way to induce nostalgia; researchers often use it in their studies, according to the Times. Think about the songs on the radio when you were growing up, for example.