02 Jan Heatlh and happiness…great new year’s resolutions
By making a conscious effort to think positively, you can have a great impact on your general well-being. Dr Martin Seligman, the director of the University of Pennsylvania_ã_s Positive Psychology Centre, is the leading light in this field. His research has shown that it is possible to be happier, to feel more satisfied, have higher hopes and even to laugh and smile more, regardless of your situation, if you just change your mindset.
It is an important way to ward off depression, and scientists have suggested that being happier makes you more resilient, healthier, longer-lived and perform better. Have a look at his website for questionnaires and resources on the subject: www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu _ã_ and keep smiling.
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