4FAKING A SMILE
Fake it ’til you make it, right? Faking a smile can actually convince your brain that you’re happy, even if you don’t mean it at all.
According to a University of Kansas study, giving a genuine smile (one that makes your eyes crinkle) will actually inspire feelings of true happiness and decrease stress. Plus, for all you know, it might trigger a domino effect with the people around you, increasing everyone’s mood overall.
5HOLDING OUT FOR THURSDAY
Forget Friday, because Thursday is officially the best day of the week. According to a study by the London School of Economics via their smartphone app Mappiness, people are usually happiest on Thursdays. It’s probably because you’re past hump day and still have the full weekend to look forward to, but you’re also still keeping yourself busy with everyday tasks. weird things,weird things,weird things
6EATING MORE FRUITS AND VEGGIES
Eating fruits and vegetables every day can make you feel happier, but it doesn’t stop there. According to a study by the British Journal of Health Psychology, making a point to include fruits and veggies in your everyday meals will also lead to higher levels of curiosity and creativity, especially for young adults.