“Joy To The World: Having a happy and mindful Christmas”, published Friday 23rd December, 2022 in the Irish Examiner.
From the article:
…Margaret Forde suggests making time for a hobby that you enjoy. “Unhappiness can stem from overthinking things,” she says. “If we can get into a flow state while we’re involved in an activity we love, we can lose ourselves in that activity and become happier in the process.”
Science backs up her viewpoint. A 2015 study [http://exa.mn/flow] found that being in control of a task and receiving ongoing positive feedback was highly self-rewarding…