8 Life hacks to make you instantly happy
Happiness is an elusive goal; everyone seems to want it, but if it were easy to attain, the whole world would be happy and we wouldn't need to keep searching for it. It's not easy to be happy most of the time, but there are some tips that we can apply to make us happier.
Enjoy the great outdoors
In this day and age, the majority of us spend most of our time indoors. We work indoors, we study indoors, we relax indoors, and somehow everything outside gets forgotten about for the most part.
Hugging someone you care about produces special chemicals that result in a positive state of being. Even better than the brain cocktail human touch creates is the feeling of connection with another person. Remove some of the distance and reach out.
One of the most counterintuitive pieces of advice I found is that to make yourself feel happier, you should help others. In fact, 100 hours per year (or two hours per week) is the optimal time we should dedicate to helping others in order to enrich our lives.