Hang a Right on Happy Street

By Gina Beckman, 10 til 2 Marketing Director

Getting the richest experiences from life’s little moments.

I remember as a child, my mother clipping out an Ann Landers column which featured a poem by Veronica A. Shoffstall entitled After a While. If you are not familiar with this little tidbit of Americana (known by many as “Grow Your Own Garden”), it deals with the simple yet essential need for people to seed happiness into their own lives. And that doesn’t mean going shopping.

“Materialism is toxic for happiness,” says University of Illinois psychologist Ed Diener in an article in USA Today by Marylin Elias. “Even rich materialists aren’t as happy as those who care less about getting and spending.”

So what is the secret to happiness and what can you do to achieve it?

Click here to read “10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy”
at YesMagazine.org.



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