The science behind
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Zest is part of the character strength of courage, and it means approaching life enthusiastically, as an adventure.
People who live life with energy and zest are more satisfied with their lives, find more meaning in life, and experience less anxiety and depression.
After a struggle, we vow to live life to the fullest rather than watching from the sidelines.
People who are zestful and energetic are more likely to see their work as a calling and be satisfied at work.
We can increase our zest and energy by getting enough sleep, engaging in physical activity, cultivating optimism, and spending time with dear friends.