25 things that make you happier

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Adding a little ohm to your day can go a long way.

We all have a remarkable capacity to make ourselves happier.

Each of the little things we do to boost our mood - from reading an adventure story to keeping a gratitude journal or even gazing up at the stars on a clear night - can add up to greater overall satisfaction.

But happiness doesn't come easy. We have to work at it.

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Here are some of the things that psychologists and social science researchers have found that have the power to lift your spirits and keep them high. Take a look: