Some of these happiness habits may surprise you, but scientific research shows they really work.

According to health.com,  Harvard research found that people who kept freshly cut flowers in their home for a week reported feeling more energized and less anxious.

In a 2014 study, San Francisco State university researchers discovered that splurging on life experiences like a weekend trip, made people happier than purchasing material items.

Starting a fitness routine between the ages of 20 and 40 that includes three sweat sessions a week could reduce one's risk of depression by about 16 percent.

Have you ever thought about meditation?  A daily practice might help some people relieve anxiety and depression.