10 things science says will make you happy

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.

No matter how difficult you may find it to be happy, science tells us there are 10 things that are universally likely to do the trick.

My favourite?

1. Savor everyday moments

Pause now and then to smell a rose or watch children at play. Study participants who took time to “savor” ordinary events that they normally hurried through, or to think back on pleasant moments from their day, “showed significant increases in happiness and reductions in depression,” says psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky.

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