10 Ways To Be Happier. No 5 Is Important 1. Reduce Emails A shocking 52 percent of Americans check their email before and after work—and a lot of us are checking our emails on sick days, too. Not only is it making us cranky, but studies also show that constant connection hurts our productivity and boosts stress. Lower your stress and boost your happiness by deactivating pop-up settings so your mood isn’t shifted every time…"10 Ways To Be Happier. No 5 Is Important"