Happiness Hacks (Paperback)

100% Scientific! Curiously Effective!

By Alex Palmer

The Experiment, 9781615194421, 176pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2018

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Highly Effective Hacks From Totally True Facts!

Could you be happier at work . . . in love . . . in life? You may not need a total overhaul—just a few good Happiness Hacks! Here are hundreds of shortcuts to brighten your day and boost your mood—and the science behind how they work. Discover why . . .
  • 57°F (13.9°C) is the happiest temperature
  • Selfies give you a jolt of joy
  • Renters have a surprising edge over homeowners
  • 17-minute breaks are the most productive
  • Intimacy is better than sex
  • It’s more satisfying to work a full 40-hour week
  • Date night is the key to a happy marriage
  • Just 10 minutes of exercise can cheer you up!
Whether you’re seeking better health, stronger friendships, or that elusive “happy place,” these stunningly simple tips are proven to help. You can hack your way to happiness!

About the Author

Alex Palmer is a journalist and excavator of fascinating facts. He is the New York Times–bestselling author of The Santa Claus Man as well as three other books of surprising bits of history and science: Weird-o-PediaAlternative Facts, and Literary Miscellany. His writing has appeared in LifehackerBest LifeMental Floss,SlateEsquire, and many other outlets.

Praise For Happiness Hacks: 100% Scientific! Curiously Effective!

“Alex Palmer’s bite-size advice is engaging, encouraging, and may even change your life!”—Tal Ben-Shahar, New York Times—bestselling author of Happier and Choose the Life You Want