Here‚Äôs How To Scientifically Train Your Mind To Be Happy | TIME
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You must train your brain to seek out the good things in life:
- It can be as simple as¬†counting your blessings. Merely¬†listing three things you are thankful for each day¬†can start training your mind to focus on the positive. This technique has been proven¬†again¬†and¬†again¬†and¬†again. One of the reasons old people are happier is because¬†they remember the good and forget the bad.
- Retrospective judgment¬†is a technique naturally happy people unknowingly use. It‚Äôs putting a positive spin on negative past events so you remember them as good. It‚Äôs very effective.