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    The owner of Happier Human is Steve Scott. Steve is an author who is also the owner of the popular blog DevelopGoodHabits.com. Steve has long been interested in positive psychology and specifically its applications to increase happiness.

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    The Four Reasons Why Overthinking and Depression Are on the Rise

    More and more people are getting fat. From the growing waistlines and rates of cardiovascular disease, it’s obvious. We call it the obesity epidemic. But there’s another epidemic that’s been spreading that’s just as bad. Why is the rate of depression on the rise? Why do we feel more stressed than ever before? There’s an overthinking epidemic. 20% of Baby Boomers, 52% […]

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    Are You an Overthinker? You’ve Been Poisoned

    Feeling anxious, upset, or sad? Natural. Feeling reflective? Non-productive? You may be overthinking. Overthinking is:Going over a failure or conflict, again and again, to see how it could have gone better.Ranting and raving about the wrongs that have been done to you.Trying to figure out why life isn’t living up to your expectations.Constantly reflecting on your sadness.Overthinking […]

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    Do Pets Bring Happiness?

    If you want more happiness, get a pet. In the 80s and 90s,  research came out suggesting many benefits from pet ownership. From reduced risk of asthma, allergies, and cardiovascular disease to increased mood and wellbeing. Some doctors started recommending pet ownership to their patients. I thought the decision was a no-brainer. It seems fun and the companionship […]

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