First published in The Ascent
Feb 15, 2018 · 5 min read
- 23% reduction in stress
- 31% increase in productivity
- 39% better health
- 34% more positive social interaction
Little did I realise that setting a goal of ‘being happier’ is far more challenging than I’d anticipated. Since January 1st, I’ve had more happy days than not but I’ve also been far more aware of my cranky or ‘off’ days. It’s been a challenge to sustain happiness but I’m plowing through, determined to grow happier by the day.
Here’s what I’ve learned from 43 days of practicing happiness: