For most people, waking up in the morning and being happy go together like peanut butter and cat food. Not at all. Harvard psychologist and body language expert Amy Cuddy insists that it can be done, even if you're not a morning person. It's all about body language.
Body language is not just a direct reflection of your emotions, it can also influence them. For example, if someone struts through the office like they're Beyoncé, they appear to be super confident. However, Cuddy's research also shows that the flip side is true. It's possible to become more self confident simply by posing like Beyonce. It's the old “fake it ‘till you make it” mentality. Similarly, you can boost your whole day by doing a particular stretch in the morning.In a talk last week at New York's 92Y Cuddy said, "People who wake up like this" — Cuddy puts her arms up in a V — "are super happy, like annoyingly happy."