8 ways to make sure you grow happier as you get older

  • There are steps you can take to increase your chances of happiness down the line.
  • Large decisions, like getting a new job, can improve your long-term happiness. Smaller habit changes – such as volunteering or scheduling a call with your parents – can have similar impacts as well.

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  There are steps you can take to increase your chances of
  happiness down the line.

  Large decisions, like getting a new job, can improve your
  long-term happiness. Smaller habit changes - such as volunteering
  or scheduling a call with your parents - can have similar impacts
  as well.

  Here are eight ways to improve your long-term happiness.

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  As more people work longer hours, causing burnout to officially
  become a 
  clinical disease, the daily grind can have you feeling down.

  Being happy is important for long-term health. Happiness has been
  linked to better immune systems and faster wound healing, both
  factors that lead to a longer
  lifespan.

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  are the symptoms you should know about.

  Even if things seem down now, there are steps you can take to
  prime yourself for happiness down the line. Whether it be large
  decisions like getting a new job or purchasing a new home, small
  efforts like volunteering on the weekends can do wonders for your
  long-term happiness.

  Here are eight scientifically proven ways to increase your
  happiness.

As more people work longer hours, causing burnout to officially become a clinical disease, the daily grind can have you feeling down.

Being happy is important for long-term health. Happiness has been linked to better immune systems and faster wound healing, both factors that lead to a longer lifespan.

Even if things seem down now, there are steps you can take to prime yourself for happiness down the line. Whether it be large decisions like getting a new job or purchasing a new home, small efforts like volunteering on the weekends can do wonders for your long-term happiness.

Here are eight scientifically proven ways to increase your happiness.

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  Helping others helps you.

  In a 
  2013 review of 40 studies done in the last two decades,
  researchers found volunteering can make you happier, and can even
  prolong your life. People who volunteer say not only does it
  improve their mood, it helps them manage chronic illness and
  lowers stress, a 
  Happify survey found. Finally, a 2017 study
  found when people help others, it activates regions in the brain
  that make you happy.

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  Exercising increases endorphins in your brain and 
  improves your self image - both ways to make you happier. In
  fact, exercising can improve your happiness 
  even more than having more money can, according to a study
  tracking the physical behavior and mental mood of 1.2 million
  Americans.

  Strength training and aerobic training are particularly good at
  decreasing depression and improving long-term heart health,
  according to 
  recent research - so pick up the dumbbells if you want to
  live a healthier and happier life down the road.

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