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๐Ÿ‘‹ Welcome to Happy Habits

If you're new to Happy Habits, start here! This is a journey combining the best insights science has to offer alongside leading design methodology for lasting behavior change.

๐Ÿ‘‹ Welcome to Happy Habits

If you're new to Happy Habits, start here! This is a journey combining the best insights science has to offer alongside leading design methodology for lasting behavior change.

๐Ÿค” Happy Habit #2: Three Good Things

A 2002 study with a group of severely depressed people showed that just two weeks of recalling three good things at the end of every day lastingly increased happiness and decreased depressive symptoms

โœ๐Ÿป Happy Habit #5: Write a Letter to Forgive

Forgiveness is one of the key skills to build lasting happiness in light of emotional pain and rejection. If you feel pain by remembering someone who has hurt you, chances are you can get a lasting happiness boost by going through the process of forgiveness.

๐ŸŒฌ Happy Habit #7: Three-Minute Breathing Space

Most of our suffering comes from dwelling on the past or worrying about the future. By taking three minutes to breathe and focus our attention on our current experience, we gift ourselves the peace found in the present moment.

๐Ÿ—ฃ Happy Habit #10: Speak to Yourself Like a Friend

During times of crisis, one of the most effective coping mechanisms is to create what is called 'self-distance'. One of the many ways to create self-distance is to speak to yourself like you would a friend: using third-person pronouns and kind, supportive language.