Keep a gratitude journal

Gratitude journal from Sam Flax, $14.95,
Gratitude journal from Sam Flax, $14.95,

Photograph by Allyson Busch

People who write down what they’re grateful for are 25% happier*, sleep half an hour more every night, and exercise as much as 33% more each week compared with those who don’t stop to be thankful.

*UC Davis professor Robert Emmons

Back to Your Best Year Ever

This article originally appeared in our 2015 Health issue.