What sports really mean
Did You Play Sports as a Kid? Here’s Why You’re Better Off
What sports really mean |Show of hands if you grew up playing sports as a kid. Now how about if you still squeeze in those tennis matches on weekends and dodgeball games after work. Cheers to you—and to the fact that you’re already ahead of the life success curve compared to the rest of us non-sports-playing folk. Studies show that kids who play sports have higher self-esteem; as adults, they have a better handle on communicating and cooperating (no “I” in “team,” remember?). The powers that be at Happify put together this sweet infographic to remind us of the powerful connection between sports and happiness. Bet that makes you view those soccer games a little differently, eh?