21 Aug Enjoying happiness shouldn’t be difficult; here are the 3 easiest ways to feel happy according to science
via Inc.com by Jessica Stillman
Your might think it’s best to tackle the change that will have the most impact, and common sense suggests that’s probably whichever is the biggest (and most difficult). But according to useful new research highlighted recently by UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, for most people that’s actually the exact wrong approach.
Lazy is good.
Apparently, a handful of new studies all point in the same direction — racking up easy initial wins is a better bet when it comes to improving your mental state than trying to make big changes right off the bat.
“By going after the low-hanging fruit of happiness, you can build up reserves of confidence and good feelings that may help you tackle the trickier skills later,” writes the Center’s Tchiki Davis.
Or in other words, when it comes to starting to live a happier life, science says lazy is good.
The easiest happiness habits to start
So what exactly are the “low-hanging” fruit of happiness habits? There’s plenty of research on that question too. Rather than opt for starting a rigorous new exercise routine or trying to establish a meditation practice, both of which can be challenging, Davis suggests those looking to get the maximum mood boost for the least effort give these habits a try…
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