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20 Easy Ways to Be Happier

Tania Khadder & Kayla Baxter | Excelle

February 02, 2010

13) Turn off the TV
Happy people don’t watch TV. Instead, they socialize, which brings them more long-term satisfaction. We’re not saying to skip your favorite shows altogether. But if the choice is between watching something just because it’s on, and grabbing a friend for a last minute dinner date… well… you know what to do.

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Delicious and good for you!

14) Eat Avocados
Avocados are good for your skin, your hair and—more importantly—your heart. But did you know they’re also good for your mood? They’ve got monounsaturated fats and tryptophan, which boosts feel-good chemical endorphins in the brain. 

15) Sing or Hum a Tune
Listening to music can make you feel good, but singing or humming your own tune is even better!  Try making up the words to one of your favorite songs, and sing it out loud.  Even if your cat is the only one who appreciates it, you’ll feel good about it.

16) Break the Rules
Here’s a little known confidence booster:  when you follow your own path, (especially when you go against the grain) it’s incredibly intoxicating.  We’re not advocating anything illegal, just saying that you should do exactly what you want sometimes and not what you think you should be doing.

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