In the last few years, psychologists and researchers have been digging up hard data on a question previously left to philosophers: What makes us happy? The emerging field of positive psychology is bursting with new findings about how things like money, attitude, culture, memory, health, altruism, and our day-to-day habits affect our well-being.
Here are 10 scientifically proven strategies for getting happy. (YES magazine features an interactive graphic, or read the text under that, to explain the 10 strategies)
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