Nostalgia makes you think warm thoughts, but did you know it can make you feel warmer, too? Researchers found that participants who listened to music that brought back the old days said they felt warmer. And after they waxed nostalgic, people were able to hold their hands in a bucket of ice for longer than those who hadn’t.

When you get those happy feelings hold on tight. Embracing your emotions and reveling in a good mood are subtle but important ways to enhance your beauty and overall wellness.

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