Action for Happiness has developed the ‘Ten Keys to Happier Living’ based on a review of the latest scientific research relating to happiness.
Everyone’s path to happiness is different, but the research suggests these ten things consistently tend to have a positive impact on people’s overall happiness and well-being.
The first five relate to how we interact with the outside world in our daily activities. The second five come more from inside us and depend on our attitude to life.
GIVING Do things for others
RELATING Connect with people
EXERCISING Take care of your body
APPRECIATING Notice the world around
TRYING OUT Keep learning new things
DIRECTION Have goals to look forward to
RESILIENCE Find ways to bounce back
EMOTION Take a