At some points in life, it’s not possible — or at least not easy — to feel happy. However, even then, it’s sometimes possible to feel happier. By taking whatever steps you can manage to give yourself whatever happiness boost is possible, you give yourself a deeper reservoir to deal with your happiness challenge. Here are some strategies which happy people follow everyday to stay happy, why everyday, you say? because it is a habit that you have build, it is a natural state of being.
1.They Practice Self -Care : It is easy to fall into a spell of procrastination and put off an appointment with you doctor or beautician because you are too busy, but self-care is crucial to your well being. Taking care of your body means loving yourself as a person – it goes way beyond aesthetics. Self-care can be as simple as splurging on a new bag or sleeping in for an extra 15 minutes in the morning.
2. They are Open Minded : A happy person is always open to life and to what is can offer. It is important to have values and principles, but it is also crucial to stay open to change your mind and discover new things because openness and curiosity allow you to grow and evolve. Try to look at the world from a different perspective, or find a new hobby.
3. They are Kind : A random act of kindness can mean a lot for the person that receives it, and there are so many things you can do on a daily basis to show compassion to the people you love – and also strangers. You can call a friend that you haven’t spoken to in a long time; you can make some cake and give it to your neighbors – and you can volunteer at a homeless centre.
4. They Express Gratitude : We often think about what we do not have, instead of being thankful for the things we have and for the love we receive from the people who surround us. Gratitude has the power to reframe the difficult times and show us that we are lucky despite the challenges we face. It is a great habit to remember what you have before going to sleep, from simple things like a warm bed to the people who love you.
5. They Keep Smiling : A simple smile can change the day of the person you meet. When you walk around, remember that everyone is fighting a battle, big or small – you cannot help everybody, but you can smile to show compassion and support. if you start the day smiling, the world will laugh back – positive energy attracts positive energy.
What do you thunk makes you a happy person. I look forward to seeing your comments. Take Care.