Do You Want To Know the Secrets of Happy People?
For most of us, we have many habits that do not require much thought or discipline.
We wake up and start processes that are routine. Forming good habits makes things easier, and possible to increase positive emotions. Here are 10 secrets of happy people that you can incorporate to make you happier and healthier.The 10 Secrets of Happy People, It's Not What You Have, Who or Where You Are-It's What You Believe ~ Shirley J. Noah Click To Tweet
1. Give Thanks.
In his book The Happiness Equation, Neil Pasricha says, “If you can be with simple things, then it will be simple to be happy”. Train your brain to look for positives instead of negatives.
2. Say Something Nice.
A shift in how you communicate can help you to get in a more positive mindset. We can create contagious optimism. This might allow the person you’re speaking with to share something more positive as well.
3. Limit checking your email to a couple of times a day.
You can also deactivate alerts on your cell phone. Unplug from all electronics at least 30 minutes before bed. Choose one day a week to take a complete break from email and social media. Do something once a day without your phone.
4. Mindfulness is being aware of your thought, feelings at the moment.
You can reduce stress and increase positive emotions. Focus your attention on your breathing and senses, and be present in the moment a few times a day.
5. Get Things Done.
6. Get Some Exercise.
7. Know What Makes You Happy.
8. Schedule Time for Happiness.
9. Socialize, Even with Strangers.
Find little ways to connect with others, including strangers, on a daily basis. The more you mingle and chat with people around you, the more cheerful and brighter your mood is likely to be.
10. Do Acts of Kindness.
When you do one act of kindness a day, something magical happens… you become happier. A simple act of kindness such as a compliment, or letting someone ahead of you in line, etc. – are contagious and tend to make all those involved feel good.
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