July 20 2015
Columnist Susan Lacke is nervous about signing up for a group run.
C’mon, Get Happy!
Don’t let anyone call you a party pooper for skipping cocktails in favor of a run! A University of Chicago study has found that people with high levels of self-control are happier than their impulsive counterparts. The secret, researchers say, lies in knowing how to choose between instant, fleeting gratification (like sleeping instead of going for a run) and long-term contentment (a PR at next month’s half marathon).