Happiness among East Midlands people is heavily influenced by the weather

It's International Happiness Day today and even the sun came out to put a smile on our faces.

Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 4:28 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 4:33 pm
Happiness survey.

People in the East Midlands say the weather plays an essential part of the happiness day to day, according to the results of a survey by Capri-Sun to mark their partnership with CLIC Sargent, the leading charity for young people with cancer. Here are the other factors which make us happy:

A quiet moment's peace first thing in the morning makes 36 percent of East Midlands residents happy.
Ticking off a long-awaited chore puts a smile on the face of 60 percent of East Midlands surveyed.

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Winding down with a book in bed is a little thing which 48% of East Midlanders cherish at the end of a busy day.
Parents say doing arts and crafts activity with their kids is an essential part of a happy weekend. Several of them said that they remembered doing it when they were children.
A hug from a friend can have the greatest potential to make you smile at a difficult time according to 31 percent of people surveyed in the East Midlands.
A long phone call with a family member can help to put a smile on the face of East Midland residents when they are going through a tough time, say 23 percent of those surveyed.
Video games was an indoor childhood activity which 26% of people in the East Midlands remembered most fondly.
Calling on friends to play in their neighbourhood was an experience which made them most happy as children for 57% of East Midlands adults who were questioned for the survey.
Playing dress-up made a big impact on happiness in childhood for 35% of East Midland adults.
A cosy family movie night made the greatest impact in childhood for 56% of East Midlands adults aged 55 years and over.