Being Happy is Important to your Health and your Work
Research has indicated that negative emotions are more powerful than positive ones.
There is no evidence to show that money is directly related to happiness or intellect. Studies have found that happier people generally: express gratitude on a regular basis; practice being optimistic; engage in frequent acts of kindness; savor joyful events, and practice forgiveness.
It’s a fact: People are happier; less stressed, and feel better about themselves after age 50! With age comes increased wisdom and emotional intelligence.
A part of the brain called the mesolimbic pathway is the brain’s reward center, which is associated with feelings of joy.
Having a positive outlook doesn’t mean you never allow yourself to feel sadness. “Happiness is not the absence of sadness; suppress emotions actually become more anxious and depressed.
Pleasure is great and you need plenty of it, though there is more to happiness than racking up pleasurable experiences.
Some studies have shown that the ability to use humor may raise the level of infection-fighting antibodies in the body and boost the levels of immune cells. But the blood vessels in people who watched the drama tended to tense up, restricting blood flow.
Have a great Weekend! Bee Happy! Bee Healthier!
Welcome to Doreen Lanc in her debut blog!
This article was inspired by Doreen in the work that she does in our community.
Doreen is the Director Membership Services at our Local Chamber of Commerce and this was an article she adapted to motivate and enthuse members.