Lusting after a different job,bigger house,or coolest smartphone? if you want to feel happy check your envy.In a new study published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin,,University of Missouri psychologist Kennon Sheldon PhD, reveals that a big key to contement is learning to want what you already have. ” Continued happiness comes in part thorough gratitude—not to be confused with settling,which implies that you’ve become resigned,” he says. Taking a moment to let yourself feel a deeper appreciation for the people and things that make up the tapestry of your daily life helps you derive more pleasure on a regular basis.
Published in Prevention Magazine