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Quick Happiness Tip: Foster Curiosity

What are you curious about? What have you been meaning to look up? What is really interesting to you these days? Go ahead, Google it! Read that article of interest. Curiosity is a powerful positive emotion.

Fostering interest comes with a great bonus prize, too: It replenishes your energy. A series of studies show that experiencing interest, or working on an interesting task (even if it is hard), energizes people for the current task and for whatever they work on next.

This post is taken from “The Science of Finding Flow,” an online course I created as a companion to my book The Sweet Spot: How to Accomplish More by Doing Less. I’m sharing “lessons” from this online class here, on my blog. Want to see previous posts? Just click this The Science of Finding Flow tag. Enjoy!