1. Bring greenery inside. I wish I could display a fresh, beautiful bouquet of flowers in my home very day, but let's get real: who has the money or the time to keep that up? So I turn to this faster and more frugal idea: Clip some greenery from the outdoors and bring that in. Sure, peonies are nice, but so are small branches of an evergreen. Studies have found that gazing at greenery can help hospital patients heal faster, can lower crime and can enhance creativity, as it symbolizes abundance and calm. Yet another way to "go green" and get happy at the same time.
2. Freshen up what's on your fridge. Overhaul the hub of your house by switching up what's on that one simple surface. Clean off what's been there for years, then pin it full of different postcards, photographs,Read More »from 9 Go-To Happy Tricks that Work Every Time