Until recently, I had no idea that you could fairly easily teach your brain to be happier. As most of us could have guessed, researchers have found that positivity (having a positive outlook) makes us happier.

Research shows that we are happier and more open to possibilities when we notice the positive.

Positivity has also been proven to cause people to be more successful.

RELATED: Optimism Associated with Lower Risk of Heart Failure

Luckily for us, there are simple, proven ways researchers have found for us–even us pessimists–to be happier. We need to train our brains to think more positively.

(Continue Reading and see the research at Brad Aronson’s Blog)