Museums make you happier and less lonely, studies find

Photo by neiljs on Flickr One of the greatest things about freelancing is that although we’re often very busy, we can choose to be “off” during 9-5 hours. This means that we can visit uncrowded museums and attend other midday events, which are often hellish on the weekends. Here are 6 reasons you should take a long lunch tomorrow and head off to your local museum: 1. Museums make you less anxious: A study out of the Norweigan University for Science and Technology found that an appreciation of culture and the arts can lower your risk of anxiety and depression. (The study actually …

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