The Key To Happiness: Try To Be Happy And Choose The Right Music
Sing Hallelujah, come on get happy, or, you could listen to any number of other songs, as long as they are chosen with an ear toward happiness, and as long you seriously try to be happy. Happiness, researchers at the University of Missouri believe, may be in the ear of the beholder, and it may be attainable through a combination of the right music and a concerted effort to get happy. A U Missouri news release reports that researchers demonstrated in two studies that people could improve their moods in the short term and boosted their overall happiness over a two week period, but only if they listened to the upbeat music of Copland, as opposed to the more somber Stravinsky, and if they really tried to improve their mood. Read more from the University of Missouri.