Dr. Laurie Santos teaches the most popular course on this at Yale.
💡Key Concepts to consider: 🔑
🔧Time affluence: We are so scheduled that we find ourselves in time famine, not allowing us time to do things that make us happy- like having coffee with a friend. We also spend more of our precious time in solitude-on social media.
👋The research suggests social interaction ought to be in person with real people – in real life, and this makes our 🧠happy!
🎯Givers Gain: I learned this popular Mantra well through years of business networking in BNI🤓😆
Research suggests doing something nice for others will actually make you #happier than doing something for yourself.
💰Only 10% of your happiness is attributed to circumstances. Thinking a job change will “make you happy” is just not true. So much more of it is the way you frame things and what #BEHAVIORS you engage in. (NLP tools)
🤳80% of 15 year olds sleep with their phones due to social media, reducing sleep- increasing depression and anxiety. #youtoo? 🧐🤔
❗️➡️How to #habits
🏋️♀️ #Exercise: 30 minutes of exercise a day produces the equivalent effect as the increase in mood affected by Zoloft.😲
🗒Start a #gratitude list every night. People who do this report feeling happier and display greater resilience.
📅Block time on your 🗓 for #interaction. Ask a friend or invite a new connection to ☕️ There are so many intriguing people out there! I most recently had coffee with a Instagram friend I’ve interacted with socially for years. It was transformational. Reach out. If someone resonates with you or seems interesting odds are you have similar interests! Why not try to make a friend? Why are we so afraid of doing this?
Source: Enrollment/Coursework from The Science of Well-Being by Yale University.
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