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Creating Better Days During the Pandemic

Useful findings on resilience and happiness

Useful findings on resilience and happiness

It’s become clichéd to say that these are challenging times. Everyone knows that people are generally more stressed, anxious, lonely and depressed than usual. And it is entirely reasonable to feel these things, given what’s going on. Yet, despite the circumstances, some people are doing okay. Some people continue feeling love for others, gratitude for what they have and joy in the small things. How do they do that? And how can you do it too?

At the ​Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at UNC-Chapel Hill​Opens in new window, our team recently collected data from over 600 adults around the United States, asking about their experiences and behaviors from the past day. 

Read the completeCarolina Story to see what the data revealed…Opens in new window

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