08/08/2012 12:02 am ET | Updated Oct 07, 2012

6 Surprising Ways to Be Happier

As a follow up to my previous post in May entitled "10 Ways to Improve Depression and Anxiety Without Meds," I thought I would offer up a few more suggestions on how to live a happier and more contented life, gleaned from my years observing and treating patients as an adult psychiatrist. The following six ideas may seem counterintuitive at first blush, but bear with me -- you might find a kernel of truth in each that resonates with you:

6 Surprising Ways To Be Happier

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