It’s all about savoring—to recognize and revel in—life’s happy moments. Here’s how to do it.
you’re not down doesn’t mean you’re up,” says Fred Bryant, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Loyola University Chicago. You might be able to shake off stress and take disappointments in stride, but, Bryant asks, how do you deal with the good things that happen to you? He says your ability to cope with negative experiences isn’t necessarily connected to the ability to make the most of positive ones. So while the rain might not bother you, the sun may not warm your mood either.