WELLNESS
05/06/2014 01:19 pm ET Updated May 06, 2014

25 Science-Backed Ways To Feel Happier

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If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands! Even as children, we're taught to recognize and celebrate feelings of happiness -- and it's no wonder. Not only is happiness one of the most positive emotions we can experience, but being happy is also the key to a fulfilled, healthy life. Plus, cheeriness is linked to living longer, how hard we work, physical function as we age and an improved immune system, among other health benefits.

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