Tag Archives: happy

Happy People Turn Off TV

I read a statistic a while back that very happy people watch 30% less TV than unhappy people. Happier people are more socially engaged, read more often and spend less time glued to the television set. What fun things do you have planned for this weekend?

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Pleasant Words, Pleasant Day

If you want to start your day off on a positive note, begin your morning by reading a happy, upbeat message or chapter in a positive book. Using functional MRI, the authors of a research study done at the University of Konstanz, Germany were able to show that the amygdala (part of the brain for processing memory and emotional reactions) responds to reading pleasant words. Or write down pleasant words on index cards and read them first thing.