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There are now, to his count, more than of them. King says that driving around putting up the s is his therapy, after a lifetime marked by trauma and PTSD. He lays out some of his experiences in his book, the Happiness Formula.
But he was feeling happy on Friday after climbing his paint-splattered ladder at the corner of 16th Street and 4th Avenue North, where he tapped up a in less than 10 seconds. He means that literally, as in picking up his s from the print shop, laying them on the seat of his car — where there is always a stack — and holding them up as he drives in the nail. As if the joy might seep in by osmosis.
Some will likely be deeply unhappy. Stephanie Harrison, an expert in positive psychology and founder of thenewhappy. Humans are also wired to focus more on the negative. A happiness might remind people to look for the positive in their lives, Harrison said, which research has shown might increase feelings of happiness. Many experts said the first, important step forward after the election is accepting reality, then acknowledging how you feel about it.
Recognizing them actually takes a lot of steam out of them.
This, said the psychologist, is essentially a mindfulness exercise. Lewis Richmond, a Buddhism and meditation teacher and author, whose new book comes out on Election Day, noted another mindfulness exercise. So hone things down to what you can absolutely rely on.
Another science-backed way to start feeling better, Harrison said, is a gratitude practice.
She suggests tying it to an existing daily routine, maybe breakfast or dinner with family, or while walking to get a cup of coffee in the morning. She also recommended that instead of worrying all day, schedule 15 minutes of planned worrying time. Having something to look forward to gives you a mental boost.
It can be something small, Morin said, like pizza and a movie on Friday, but the trick is, you have to actually put it on the calendar. Leah Benson, a d mental health counselor with a practice in Tampa, says you should.
She personally whacks a heavy bag with a stick. That would be harm. Ronald de Sousa, a Professor Emeritus of the University of Toronto and well-known expert on the philosophy of emotions, offered a philosophical perspective.
In the Consolation of Philosophy, he said, Boethius, a fifth-century Roman senator who fell out of favor, comes to terms with fact that wheel of fortune has simply turned, and no longer favors him. It always turns. Say something to your spouse. King, the happiness guy, had an idea for something people feeling blue after the election might do. Take a walk, or a drive. See if you can spot one of his s. Subscribe Manage my subscription Activate my subscription Log in Log out. Regions Tampa St. Letters to the Editor Submit a Letter. Investigations Narratives Pulitzer Winners.
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