Different factors affect happiness, it could be genetic or even your current life situations can also contribute to your state of happiness, there are actions we can take that are scientifically-backed up ways to feel happier.

Consider trying a few or all of these scientifically-backed up ways to feel happier.

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Get busy.

Luckily for you, there are a lot of things you can do to get busy and feel happier like listening to sweet music and dancing. These can not only boost your mood but also cut stress and beat anxiety making you feel happier.

Think positive.

No matter how bad things may seem, be grateful, Think positively and believe in yourself. These can also help reduce worries and make you feel happier.

Learn to let go.

Holding onto bitterness and painful feelings can tie you to the past and also marks a decision to continue suffering. Choose to be happy by forgiving people who hurt you and moving away from situations from your past that brought you down.

Stop comparing yourself.

When you compare yourself to others, you may always feel bad because you are not up to their standard financially or physical, but these are not things we should worry about. Love yourself for who you are and live happily.

Practice self-care daily.

Most times, we forget about taking care of ourselves. By doing these, we could end up unhappy or even ill.    Treating and taking care of yourself regularly can improve your overall, long-term health and happiness.

Minimize stress.

According to research, stress is responsible for tons of health problems like anxiety, sleep issues, depression, and a lot more. These can be a hindrance to your happiness. To keep yourself happy, try as much as you can to reduce stress.

Sleep more.

A night of quality sleep is vital for overall well-being and happiness. Research shows that not sleeping enough (at least four hours per night) may lead to lower levels of optimism.

And then not sleeping at all on a  particular night can affect your performance at work or academically.

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