In addition to the usual “friends bring happiness” (Tip 1:Make friends) and “money doesn’t buy happiness” tip (Tip 3: Forget the pay raise) the one tip that I found really interesting was
• Give it time.
Surveys have found that reported happiness tends to be U-shaped through life, with folks becoming increasingly grumpy as they approach their 40s and then recovering from there.Maybe our happiness gradually declines as we fail to fulfill our youthful ambitions, only to revive once we accept our lot in life. Alternatively, maybe this midlife unhappiness reflects the time pressures faced by those in their 40s, as they juggle work and family.But whatever the reason, you are likely to grow happier as you grow older.
Not sure that any of the tricks for happiness will work for you? Maybe you are just like me approaching the 40 year mark
Just give it time.