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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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Is Depression Really on The Rise?

It’s an idea repeated so often that it’s now taken for fact – depression is on the rise. If true, modern society has messed up. In 1985, 10% of people had no one to discuss important matters with. By 2004, that number had grown to 25% – one out of every four people! (1) We’re […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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