Happiness and Health

What can the biology of emotion teach us about helping people to live longer?

In this article from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health the benefit of positive mental health are discussed. Research indicates that there are four keys to a happiness and health in life: Emotional vitality, optimism, supportive networks of family and friends, and being good at “self-regulation.”

The article goes on to discuss the definition of “happiness” in economic and public policy terms.

Read the article on Harvard University’s website.