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*Write down three things that went well today and why.  
 
*Write down three things that went well today and why.  
 
*Write a gratitude testimonial and delivering it personally; known as the "gratitude visit."   
 
*Write a gratitude testimonial and delivering it personally; known as the "gratitude visit."   
*Use your "signature strength" in a new way. Take the signature strength test<ref>[http://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/tests/SameAnswers_t.aspx?id=310 VIA Signature Strengths Questionnaire] - register (free) to do the test.</ref> and use your highest strength in a new way.<ref>[http://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/Default.aspx Authentic Happiness - Using the new Positive Psychology] - from the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania, directed by Martin Seligman.</ref>
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*Use your "signature strength" in a new way. Take the signature strength test<ref>[http://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/tests/SameAnswers_t.aspx?id=310 VIA Signature Strengths Questionnaire] - register (free) to do the test.</ref> and use your highest strength in a new way.<ref>[http://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/Default.aspx Authentic Happiness - Using the new Positive Psychology] - from the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania,  
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directed by Martin Seligman.</ref> KLG Mr. Peepee Poopoo
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Daniel Kahneman{{w|Daniel Kahneman}} has found the following regarding happiness:{{fact}}  
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Kyle Kannian {{w|Kyle Kannian}} has found the following regarding happiness:{{fact}}  
*People's happiness tends to revert to a mean (i.e., that they become accustomed to new circumstances;good or bad). (This varies between people and is sometimes called the setpoint). However, this is only a tendency - it's possible to be happier than our natural setpoint, and our choices and actions influence this.<ref>[http://happinesshypothesis.com/beyond-gethappy.html How to Become Happier]</ref>
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*People's happiness tends to revert to men (i.e., that they become accustomed to new circumstances;good or bad). (This varies between people and is sometimes called the setpoint). However, this is only a tendency - it's possible to be happier than our natural setpoint, and our choices and actions influence this.<ref>[http://happinesshypothesis.com/beyond-gethappy.html How to Become Happier]</ref>
 
*A small number of things ''do'' make a difference in happiness for more than just the short term, such as:  
 
*A small number of things ''do'' make a difference in happiness for more than just the short term, such as:  
 
**Quality of sleep and, to a lesser extent, amount of sleep  
 
**Quality of sleep and, to a lesser extent, amount of sleep  
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