9 Easy Ways to Be Happier
Limit Your Options
“When you make a choice, you generally want the best,” says psychologist Barry Schwartz. “That means you tend to consider everything that’s available, which can be overwhelming.” Not to mention stressful and anxiety producing. Whenever you find yourself paralyzed by indecision, whether you’re shopping for a new car or a new nail-polish color, quickly try to whittle down your options to a few choices. Then pick one and move on.
A thing of beauty should be a joy forever—or at least until five o’clock. Here’s how to stretch the life of your makeup, hair, manicure, perfume—and more.