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Sharing Good News Means Sharing Happiness

Sharing is caring.

Who doesn’t love good news?

When we see a happy reunion on television or read a story about triumph over adversity, we share in those victories as much as the people who experience them.

That second-hand positivity we experience from other people’s good news is actually a proven phenomenon. Research recently presented at the 2017 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention has found that when we share good news with others, they get some good out of it as well.

Researchers observed that the sharing of positive news with others resulted in measurable increases such as more restful sleep, clearer communication, and better emotional support. The improvements that the recipients showed are all keys to healthier and more successful living.

Knowing that we can positively impact others just by sharing great news opens up an incredible power for us to use. Think of all the people who could benefit from some glad tidings and the accompanying boost it will give them!

Sharing positive news with co-workers can turn into increased productivity and a generally happier workplace. Friends and family have a personal investment in your happiness and success so your win is adopted as their win. Discussing your prosperity with them will create a huge increase in their gratification.

Since the sharing of good news contributes to better health, spreading it to those who need a raise in wellness will output some great results. Try sharing with friends, family, or neighbors who are burdened with extra stress, pain, or illness and they may get a little relief along with your good news.

Don’t forget about your own happiness! During times when you’re feeling low, reminding yourself of the good things that have happened or that are soon to come will boost your spirits and offer you so much needed positivity.

How often can we increase joy in such a simple way while seeing such great results? Sharing your good news equals good news for others so don’t be shy and keep those happy discoveries coming!

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