What exactly is happening inside the brains of people experiencing joy and happiness?
Dr. Richard Davidson studies “happy brains” at the University of Wisconsin. He studies proven ways to be happy. He notes that people with happy brains have not only happy genes but also were raised in loving households. He has also found that adults can adjust their own feelings of happiness.
People can practice “intentional activities” that will increase happiness levels. These activities include being in the flow state, practicing kindness and avoiding dwelling on problems. These activities take work but have been proven to increase happiness.
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