by: Sonja Lyubomirsky
- Count your blessings (express gratitude).
- Cultivate optimism (think happy thoughts).
- Avoid over-thinking and social comparison.
- Practice acts of kindness.
- Nurture social relationships
- Develop strategies for coping with stress (be hardy).
- Learn to forgive
- Increase Flow experiences (including goal pursuit).
- Savor life’s joys (stop and smell the roses).
- Take care of yourself (exercise, meditation, and acting happy).