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Milla Titova, Assistant Teaching Professor and happiness researcher, offers tips on how to find joy through social connections

Milla Titova, Ph.D., UW Psychology Assistant Teaching Professor and resident happiness expert, directs the Happiness and Well-Being lab. In an interview with UW News, she provides research-backed suggestions for increasing joy and happiness, including investing in social connections, expressing gratitude, and spending time outdoors.,

Dr. Titova shared, “Social connections, seeing your family, seeing people you care about, connecting with friends, connecting with neighbors, whatever that might be, that is what is really important for our happiness. It’s not how well-decorated your house is. It’s really about creating those important memories and creating more meaningful social connections during the holiday season.”

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