Three Ways to Be Happy Based on Scientific Research

“Becoming acutely lonely, the experiment found, was as stressful as experiencing a physical attack. It’s worth repeating. Being deeply lonely seemed to cause as much stress as being punched by a stranger.”

There’s no shortage of happiness advice out there these days — even I’ve shared tips on how to have a great day tomorrow.

But this Eric Barker post digs into the science of happiness and shares three ways to be happy based on scientific research.

The research suggests to be happy you must stay connected to people, nature, and intrinsic values as opposed to extrinsic ones like money and status.