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April 30, 2015
Barker is the author of Barking Up The Wrong Tree

Our happiest moments are made better when:

1) We share them with others and,

2) They respond supportively.

Want to be happier? One of the most thoroughly tested ways is to keep a gratitude journal. You might be able to amplify that by incorporating the above. Twice a week, share your journal with others.

Want to help your friends be happier? First, don’t be a conversational narcissist. And here’s how to respond to their good news supportively.

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This piece originally appeared on Barking Up the Wrong Tree.

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