20 Simple Secrets Of Happy Families - All Backed By Science
Eric Barker stashed this in Diabolical Plans For World Domination
We Love Those Who Show Love
People are 47 percent more likely to feel close to a family member who frequently expresses affection than to a family member who rarely expresses affection.
- Walther-Lee 1999
Unless it's that creepy uncle...
They Need You To Be Positive When Times Are Tough
Even in the toughest times, when a person can think positively about the future they are capable of reducing the stress felt by their family members by as much as 60 percent.
- Atienza, Stephens, and Townsend 2002
Happiness Is Determined By What You Think About Most
People who are happy with their lives and their family lives spend twice as much time thinking about the good parts of their lives as people who are not satisfied with their life or family life.
- Diener, Lucas, Oishi, and Suh 2002
The things proven to make you happier are here.
i love these happiness tips!
Emily me too!
Here are three other research-backed posts that can help build a great family:
- How To Have A Happy Family – 7 Tips Backed By Research
- Recipe For A Happy Marriage: The 7 Scientific Secrets
- Good Parenting Skills: 7 Research-Backed Ways to Raise Kids Right
Overall Eric Barker's 20 Simple Secrets of Happy Families is worth multiple reads, too: