1. You have several cups of coffee each day — A recent Swedish study found that people who drink 3 to 5 cups of coffee daily at midlife are less likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s later on.
  2. You say “thanks” — A new study reveals that expressing gratitude may be the key to happiness and overall well being.
  3. You laugh a lot — Research has shown that laughter expands blood vessels and might even lower your heart attack risk.
  4. You tidy up your house — Just 20 minutes of sweeping, scrubbing and doing other household chores can boost your mood, not to mention burn calories.
  5. You surf the Internet. UCLA research shows that it stimulates brain activity.