Co-Worker's Bad Mood Getting You Down? Here's What To Do About It

April 22, 2015 3:03 AM

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Co-Worker's Bad Mood Getting You Down? Here's What To Do About It

When you're around happy people, you grow happier yourself -- a phenomenon known as emotional contagion, in which you can "catch" the feelings of others.

For example, in a landmark 2008 study, researchers from Harvard University and the University of California, San Diego found that hanging out with happy people made the individuals they studied an average of 25 percent more likely to be happy, too.

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