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Holiday Happiness: 8 Things To Do Today | Care2 Healthy Living

Holiday Happiness: 8 Things To Do Today | Care2 Healthy Living

Happy people do things to increase their level of happiness, and these things are always worth revisiting around the holidays. Why now? Because these happiness habits can help us through the turbulence that swirls around the holidays. 8 Things That Lead To Holiday Happiness (adapted from The How of Happiness ) 1. Express Gratitude – Gratitude is an expression of appreciation. When you appreciate what you have, what you have appreciates in value. 2. Cultivate Optimism – People with winning attitudes create their own form of optimism . Optimistic people approach the world as a place packed with endless opportunities. This reserve can be especially useful during holiday stress. 3. Practice Acts of Kindness – Performing acts of kindness releases serotonin. Serotonin is a chemical in your brain that has huge health benefits . Being selfless and helping others makes us feel good...

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