Happiness is good for you.
Psychology research shows that happy people make more money, perform better at work, live longer, and have better marriages than everyone else.
But the causes of happiness are elusive — philosophers have been trying to figure it out for thousands of years.
Over the past few decades psychological science has found a few consistent trends in what makes people happy. As the Gym Lion blog reports, happiness is less a matter of what you have than the things you do.
Here are a few of the top happiness-inducing behaviors: