Have you read this compelling article from Dr Aviva Romm? It’s called Four Ways to Bust Through Happiness Anxiety (and Stop Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop).
It’s filled with thought-provoking insights on happiness. This one about stress management, in particular, is interesting:
When this gets kicked in, you start to pump out chemicals and hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol that lead to physiological, emotional, and mental reactions that allow you to combat the danger. Your breathing changes, you become hyper-vigilant – super-aware of everything going on in your environment.
Learn more from Dr Aviva Romm by checking out the full essay.