Ask any mother what she wants most for her child, and she’ll answer “to be happy.” And, actually, that’s ultimately what we all want in our lives and the lives of those we love—happiness. We’re fortunate to live in a time where science has started to crack the happiness code; we now know more than we ever have about it takes to be happy.
It’s not about being more successful or accumulating more stuff—it’s about the way you spend your days (and whom you spend them with).
So, how about sharing a little happiness juju with your mom this Mother’s Day? She deserves a dose of joy for a million reasons—bringing you into this world is just one of them.
Here are five ways to help you and your mom have the happiest Mother’s Day ever (that you can actually do year round).