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Here’s another reason to see the glass half full — optimists tend to be healthier and happier than their pessimistic peers. While it can be tough to stay cheery all the time, making an effort to be positive can benefit physical and mental health. Take time to find the good part of any situation, keep jealousy in control, and remember to smile!

Thanksgiving 24/7:

We don’t mean eat turkey every day! Regularly giving thanks for something (no matter how small) can boost happiness.

Monkey See, Monkey Do:

A physical reminder (in the shape of a vision board) can help you stay optimistic or achieve other happiness goals.