Shiny Happy People pg7

Ever wondered how some people stay cheery when life looks rubbish? Here’s how they score an instant happiness hit. 1. They Make Every Day a Holiday ‘Having realistic expectations means you won’t feel disappointed, and are more likely to appreciate what you do have,’ says Martin-Sperry. ‘Say you’ve set your heart on an expensive bag, but when you go shopping… Read more →

Ever wondered how some people stay cheery when life looks rubbish? Here’s how they score an instant happiness hit.

1. They Make Every Day a Holiday ‘Having realistic expectations means you won’t feel disappointed, and are more likely to appreciate what you do have,’ says Martin-Sperry.

‘Say you’ve set your heart on an expensive bag, but when you go shopping you can’t find it. If you tell yourself you didn’t get the one you wanted, you’ll feel cheated. But if you look around, you might see a cheaper bag you prefer.’

2. They Look Popular (and Curiously Young)
3. They Love Surprises
4. Sexually, They Snowball
5. They Always Love To Laugh
6. They Like Ticking Things Off (A Lot)
7. They Keep It Real
8. They Care About Happy People