Friday, May 7, 2010
Happiness Or Destiny Is Not In Your DNA
"Life is what you make it", my Grandpa would often say.
Dr. Laurie Nadel and author James D. Baird talked about the "happiness gene." The new science of epigenetics suggests that people can use their minds to turn on and off certain genes, said Baird. "There is a biological basis for us to be happy," and our environment and thoughts affect our genes, Nadel outlined. The two have put together a 28-day plan for people to change habits and become more happy, which involves relaxation exercises, and "rebooting your internal environment."
This is an article from TIME referring to epigenetics...