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This World Happiness Day, focus on social fitness to live a happier, healthier and longer life

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By Team Lounge
Published Mar 20, 2023

Mint Lounge

A Harvard study, now in its 85th year, found strong links between happiness and close relationships with family, friends and colleagues

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Here are five easy ways to be happier and flex your social muscle

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Check in with people: Don't miss talking to colleagues, friends, family in the midst of to-dos and deadlines

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Make it real: Technology has cut the time we spend IRL with family and friends; it's vital to catch up offline

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Practice freudenfreude: That means being happy for someone else's joy or success

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Make new connections: The only way to widen your circle is to make new friends

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Practice kindness: Helping others can boost our mental health, wellbeing and overall happiness

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