Positive emotions have a far greater impact on our happiness than anything else. As per the scientific evidence better health, longer life and greater wellbeing are all linked with positive emotions.
Negative emotions like chronic anger, worry and irritation lead to development of physical and mental ailments making the person unhappy.
Hence the need for positive psychology – which teaches us how to nurture happiness and lead a positive life.
- Practice gratitude
- Allow yourself to enjoy whatever you enjoy
- Practice optimism -look at the positive side
- Argue with yourself when you feel negative
- Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress