Happiness, health and…friends

Happiness, health and…friends

Just this morning I stubmbled upon these 2 interesting articles based on some fascinating and important research.

In short, having friends and close relationships is good for your health…in fact it’s arguably more important to your health than smoking, drinking and weight!

Here at The Happiness Institute we’ve been saying for years that happiness is not a solo-sport but rather, a team effort. By that we mean that based on the positive psychology research, there are many benefits to be gained from fostering positive relationships. So if you want more happiness and health in your life (and who doesn’t) then read these 2 articles below about friendships and relationships – and then let us know what you think.

Sociability is good for your health – click here

Make friends and live longer – click here