I took a class on positive psychology and many of these are backed up by research i've read. Also studies show keeping a journal is helpful particularly when we write the negatives down, something in the process of writing helps many people let go of what has bothered them.
How to be happy now. Things you can do to be happier, thanks to science and the power of positive psychology.It’s not uncommon for women to delay doing things that would make us happy, until we’ve lost weight. There are lots of things you can do to make yourself happier now, without having reached goals that you think will make you happy.#dontdelayhappiness #behappynow
“If you’ve ever struggled to explain positive psychology to a friend or colleague, you are ready to appreciate this short animation by Nick Standlea, a former research associate for Mike Csikszentmihalyi at the Quality of Life Research Center. It’s food for the eyes and ears.”