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Title: Psychology; How to be happy
Post by: Steve Hydonus on Jul 04, 2020 01:32 pm
https://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/want-to-be-happy-a-top-psychologist-says-stop-social-distancing-do-this-instead.html

Want to Be Happy? A Top Psychologist Says Stop 'Social Distancing,' and Do This Instead; what if we're all talking about this in the wrong way?

"Interacting with others doesn't seem to help much when you can't actually see or hear the people you are communicating with. This was a useful wake-up call for us," Frederickson and Prinzing wrote.
The following activities were more likely to be associated with those reporting positive emotions:

Exercise
Self-care (such as participating in hobbies or relaxing)
Engaging in spiritual activities (prayer or meditation)
Interacting with other people, especially via video or face-to-face interactions
Going out of their way to help other people