Tons of money is spent each year on research, but much of it never sees the light of day outside the academic community. Here is a list of 6 recent studies all focused on giving you a simple way to get happier. With all this data, at the very least, you can feel upbeat that all these smart people are working hard to perk up your mood.
1. Walk like you're happy.
A recent study in the Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry determined that if you walk like a happy person you will feel like a happy person. By contrast if you walk with your head down and a cloud over your head, your mood will reflect that same gloominess. If you are unclear how to walk happy you may want to check in with the ministry of silly walks. Continue reading.
Originally posted on Inc.com.