1. People tend to be happier when they are kept busy, as this prevents them from thinking about the negative things in life.

2. People with low self-esteem tend to humiliate others.

3. Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter the person is, the more selective they become.

4. Optimistic beliefs about the future can protect people from physical and mental illness.

5. 68% of the people suffer from Phantom Vibration Syndrome, the feeling that one’s phone is vibrating when it’s not.

6. People are more honest when physically tired. This is why people confess things during late night conversations.

7. Happiness, anger, sadness, fear, disgust, and surprise are the six emotions that are universally expressed.

8. Religious practices, like prayer and attending services, is associated with lower levels of psychological distress.

9. Convincing yourself you slept well tricks your brain into thinking it did.

10. Creative people tend to get bored easily as they can’t work on a similar work type for a longer time.

11. Singing reduces feelings of depression and anxiety.

12. Being with positive and happy people keeps you happier.

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