I think it’s important to find the little things in everyday life that make you happy
– Paula Cole
Men have always been hunting behind wealth and happiness. But the important thing he forgets is that wealth and health aren’t the only things that help us to be happy. There are other things as well… things that were always before him all through his life but failed to realize its value. Defining happiness is way too difficult. According to science happiness is a state of mind that varies from person to person. But despite the indefinable nature of happiness, it has a universal appeal. Everyone strives for it, but not everyone will reach it.
Happiness is a choice. It depends on your attitude towards life. The way you see it, the way you live it, the way you make choices.
Here Are 10 Simple Things That You Can Do Every Day to Be Happy
1. Wake Up Early
Waking up early plays a major in your life to be happy. It’ll always give you a fresh and renewed way to start the day which leads to a great day. It has also been proved that mornings are high times where you can boost up your focus and productivity. This also brings discipline in your life.
2. Exercise Daily
Every machine wears out if it isn’t even used regularly. Our bodies are machines too which require regular exercise for its perfect function. Keeping your health in better condition is also a way to be happy. Every day you must give more efforts Exercises also increase the rate of blood flow in your brains which helps in keeping you fresh and sharp and regular exercise contributes to healthy skin as well.
3. Sleep Adequately
For a human being, the average number of hours he/she should sleep is in the range of 7-9 hours. Sleep is the only way where our body finds itself to recover all the damages from the day and repair them. So the lack of proper sleep or plentitude of sleep does its own impact on the body itself. Who amongst us would love to wake up with a body ache?
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4. Shorten Your Commute
A long commute is stressful and tiring at the same time. How tiring would it be if your company is situated hundreds of miles away from where you live? If you can move closer to where you work or work closer to where you live, it would be the best move you can take to be more productive and to be happy.
5. Keep a Diary
Start a habit of writing a diary. By doing this you can open up yourself to your diary just as your best friend. Note all the things you came across in a day in your diary. Pick a suitable time and place where you are comfortable. Reading these journals or diary after a while will definitely help you to be happy.
6. Find Time For Friends & Family
These are the two groups of people who have been always with you in your ups and downs. We are happy when we have a family, we are happy when we have friends and almost all the other things we think help us to be happy are actually just ways of getting more family and friends. Find time to spend with your family and friends before you regret it because time flies.
Are you happy with what you have now? This could be the toughest question you can ever answer!!! We are never happy with what we have and what we will get. We need more…more than our neighbors have …more salary…and the list goes on and on. Self-acceptance is the most valuable virtue we need to train upon. Try to be happy with who you are and where you are. Accept this is you and be happy with your life. The world will be a much more beautiful place to live on if everyone shared the same view.
8. Forgive Yourself
Now, this one is the hardest part. People blame themselves for all the wrong decisions they have taken in their life. We criticize ourselves and bring down our confidence. We got just the right answer for guys who blame themselves. “Love Yourself”!!! The moment you learn to love yourself you’ll start loving others. Loving yourself means you do accept that you are stuck inside your own imperfect skin. Try looking into the mirror and say, I Love You and I Forgive You every morning you wake up.
Meditation is a great strategy you can try to keep yourself on your happy side. By meditation, you can tame your inner self to be happy all the time. Breathing is an important part of meditation. So by controlling your breath, you can control your emotions too. Try playing your favorite soothing music as you meditate. This will create the perfect mood for meditating all around the room.
A smile costs nothing…But it gives much. A fake smile on your face hiding emotions just worsens your moods more. Always think positive thoughts and keep smiling. A smile on your face can make someone’s day.
Things to Do to Stay Positive
11. Stay Around Positive People
Being around positive people gives you positive vibes, you tend to feel more optimistic than before that could help you develop your overall personality which would make you feel confident and would ultimately make you positive, cheerful and you would able to live a joyful life.
12. Value Yourself
Appreciating your own self is a very important factor to happily make yourself positive minded. Think about one aspect you’ve accomplished or treated well today or reflect on a good quality you’ve shown — a start to a mission, a phone call, or even an honest conversation with a friend that finished well. Paying attention to your strengths will elevate your spirits.
13. Learn Lessons From Your Experiences
Learning from Painful life experiences is a great way to make yourself strong as well as happy and positive. All these experiences help you to grow. Sometimes difficult experiences teach us precious life lessons we didn’t think we needed to learn. These lessons will help you to not lose your nerves and stay positive even in tough times. Further different new prospects will continue to come for you to help you make more progress in life and reach ultimate success and you’d have a much more enjoyable and peaceful life than you’ve ever expected.
How to Make Yourself Happy at Work
14. Find a Job Outside That Offers You Flexibility
Not everyone needs a career that inspires a profound passion or speaks to your own values. For many, a job is something that allows them to create a lifestyle outside of the office that they value.
Think about what you want your life to look like. Would you like to spend evenings and weekends off with friends? Packed holiday time to enjoy your hobbies? A consistent routine that lets you sit with your children every night?
Even if you can’t find a job where you enjoy your employment, you’re more likely to be happy at work if you appreciate the life it allows you to create.
15. Take the Responsibility for the Awareness of What Occurs at the Workplace
Feeling out of the job circle, or realizing you’re missing key details other workers have, will leave you feeling frustrated and undervalued. But if you wait for someone else to fill you in, you might never get the details you need.
Instead of trying to find out what’s going on with your business, team tasks or coworkers, proactively search for the information you need to do your job and make important decisions. Build and use an Information Network. Confidently ask your boss for a weekly meeting, and ask practical questions. This thing would definitely make you feel happy at work.
16. Assist Your Co-Workers
Helping others always makes us feel better. If you give priority to lending a hand to a vulnerable co-worker, you are actually creating for yourself a positive mental reward system that promotes self-satisfaction. So, go ahead, take a few minutes to help with this difficult project and feel all week long-lasting effects.
17. Build a Proper Plan to Manage the Workload
One of the best way to make yourself happy at work is to build a structured plan for managing the workload. This way you and your co-workers will be burden-free up to some extent. By being constructive and taking control, workers may feel a sense of accomplishment, greater confidence and inspiration.
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18. Listen to Your Heart
Only you can make yourself happy as well as build more positive feelings which would lead you to a healthy and peaceful life. When you keep listening to others and encouraging them to rule you, your life will certainly get difficult. And if you let this go on then you won’t be able to accomplish what you want. So listen to your heart always, and do what you feel is best for you.
19. Stop Comparing Yourself to Others
Forget what other people have, and where they are. Instead, focus on yourself and if you keep comparing yourself to them, you’ll never be able to become happy or positive but you would discourage yourself. Focus on what is right for YOU and your unique challenges. What have you got to do next for your own goals? Don’t do it! When you’re captivated with purpose, you won’t be distracted by comparison.
Happiness can mean the same for everyone but the ways to obtain them will be unique for each and every one. Try to find happiness in little things that happen in your life. Know your goals and dreams and try making your life accordingly. Every phase you cover will definitely make yourself stronger as well as positive and happy.
Stay happy and keep smiling!!!
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