what will make you happier?
Simple tweaks to help you smile more – tackle the test to find out how
H appy people tend to be healthier and even live longer, according to US research. But being joyful all the time isn’t always easy in the daily grind of life. Need some help? Then take our quiz to find out how you can perk up and be positive (and also reap the rewards).
1 How would your friends describe you… Always on the go Happy- go- lucky A high achiever Generous to a fault
2 You’re taking a mouthful from your first cuppa of the day. It’s… Thrown together, any which way. A cuppa is a cuppa Much stronger than you like it. But you’d never tell the colleague who made it for you
Made by your intern – you can never be faffed to go to the kitchen yourself Gone cold. Time to drink tea? Ha!
3 You’re waiting in a long queue at the supermarket checkout. You’re the most likely to be… Unable to stand still Staring at the floor Thinking about ditching your shopping Muttering, ‘ This is hell’
4 If anything, you live too much in the… Present Past Future Past AND future
5 If you had a free evening to yourself, you would… Watch whatever was on TV Go out and eat at the latest trendy restaurant
Have a one-to- one with a friend Have a long soak in a bath
6 Your boss asks you to take on a major project at the last minute. Your first thought is… ‘I can’t be bothered’ ‘It’s so unfair’
‘I’m not up to the challenge’ ‘ This is going to kill me’
7 When walking you’re the one who usually… Drags your feet Stares at your phone Stares at your feet Races as fast as you can