The pursuit of happiness is one of the best investments you can make. While our happiness is heavily shaped by the hand we are dealt (e.g. our genes, and socioeconomic rank), our fates are far from sealed.
Thanks to centuries of philosophy and psychology research, we have a solid understanding of how to make the most of the hand we are dealt.
This article shares a menu of simple, science-based happiness boosters. The fun part is trying them out, and figuring out which ones you can weave into your daily life. You can also keep this list in your back pocket and double-dip when you’re having a low day. As a bonus, many of these strategies provide broader mental and physical health benefits.