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How to be Happy in Life?

A personal note from me...

Happiness. We want it. We chase it. We crave it. But I think we create it.

What happinesses are you creating in your own life? Have a read... then leave me a comment - I would love to hear your thoughts!


Happiness is both enthralling and unattainable. It has long been debated by philosophers, theologians, psychologists, and even economics. It's a state of well-being that comprises living a good life with a feeling of meaning and genuine fulfillment, rather than just a good mood.

Happiness is a goal that people all around the world strive for. According to researchers, happiness is valued more highly by individuals from all around the globe than other desired human outcomes like riches, material possessions, and entering paradise.

Living a happier, more fulfilled life is possible, regardless of your definition of ultimate happiness. A few changes to your daily routine will help you get there. Habits are important. If you've ever attempted to stop a terrible habit, you know how difficult it can be.

Good behaviours, too, are profoundly ingrained. Why not make positive habits a part of your daily routine?

Indulging in minor pleasures regularly, immersing oneself in demanding activities, developing and fulfilling objectives, keeping intimate social links, and discovering a greater purpose contribute to life happiness.

Don't attempt to stop yourself from having bad thoughts. "I have to stop thinking about this," you tell yourself; it just makes you think about it more. Instead, take responsibility for your concerns. Recognize when you're stuck in a bad loop.

Smile when you are pleased because smiling triggers dopamine release in the brain, which makes us feel better. That doesn't mean you have to plaster a phony smile on your face all of the time. However, the next time you're feeling down, try smiling and see how your mood cheers. Alternatively, try smiling at yourself in the mirror first thing in the morning.

According to research, writing in a personal diary for 15 minutes each day can improve general happiness and well-being because it helps us express our feelings, be more aware of our surroundings, and settle internal issues. We may modify our opinions and discover hurdles to our well-being by creating and then rewriting our own tales.

Being appreciative can improve your mood and provide other advantages. A recent two-part study, for example, discovered that practicing thankfulness may significantly improve sentiments of optimism and pleasure. Begin each day by expressing gratitude for one item. They can be significant events, like receiving a well-deserved promotion. They can also be little gestures, such as a cup of coffee delivered by a coworker or a wave from a neighbour.

People who are happy living with a sense of purpose. They find fulfillment in long-term relationships, achieving their objectives, and embodying their ideals. Warmth, consideration, respect, helpfulness, and pleasantness characterize happy individuals.

From time to time, happy individuals experience the whole gamut of human emotions, including anger, frustration, boredom, loneliness, and even grief. They have an underlying feeling of hope that things will improve, that they will be able to deal with what is occurring and that they'll be happy again, even while they are in discomfort.


A little more from me.

Trust the Niggle Podcast: Listen Here Where I interview other people who have learned to trust themselves, live out those nudges and choose happiness for their own lives.

Maybe I can help, listen, guide or confirm what you already know...

Trust Yourself Journals... Pick your Cover here I found profound relief in writing out my thoughts, ideas, wishes and plans. Keeping an honest journal has been a big part of my ongoing journey to happiness... maybe it can be a start for you too.


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