Do what you’re good at.
Using your “signature strengths” — those qualities you are uniquely best at, the talents that set you apart from others — makes you stress less:
The more hours per day Americans get to use their strengths to do what they do best, the less likely they are to report experiencing worry, stress, anger, sadness, or physical pain…
Using your strengths makes you feel better:
Americans also gain a boost in positive emotions the more they use their strengths. The more hours per day adults believe they use their strengths, the more likely they are to report having ample energy, feeling well-rested, being happy, smiling or laughing a lot, learning something interesting, and being treated with respect.
Using your signature strengths on a daily basis can make you significantly happier for months.
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