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 it seems interesting odds are you gave similar interests!
Source: Enrollment/Coursework from The Science of Well-Being by Yale University.
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