This article was written by Eleventy Traveller Blog writers.
Happiness = a feeling of excitement, fulfillment, lack of worries and anxieties. We find happiness when everything is all right, when everything goes in our favor, when we feel loved and when we do something for others.
Take a look at when we are happy, we are left with no worries and negative thoughts. We experience inner peace and are connected with ourselves. So it’s an undeniable fact that everyone in the world wants to be happy.
After doing a lot of research on this, we have come to a conclusion that if we follow the ways listed below, we’ll definitely become happier:
Smile. What happens when we listen to this word? Somewhere down in the mind, we feel lighter like somebody has shed some load off our mind.
And what happens when we are actually smiling? Our face muscles relax and we feel euphoric from within.
What about when we are in the company of people that are smiling? We really feel bubbling with energy ready to explode, and suddenly we feel like capable of achieving anything.
It has been scientifically proven now that meditation provides internal contentment, makes one more joyful and helps be in the present moment.
Every time we meditate, we experience something new and beautiful and come out radiating with internal glow.
Meditation brings relaxation, increases concentration, helps us focus better, improves our decision-making capability, builds mental and physical stamina, improves our immune system, helps one become more creative and playful.
There are only benefits, no side effects.
Think positive in every situation.
Remaining calm and positive is not difficult. Your mind might drag you down, to think about negativity and difficulties, because that’s how it is accustomed to think.
Don’t let yourself down. Try to change the outlook towards a situation, focusing more on the bright side of everything. Kow that taking in positive stride makes everything challenging and brings out the best in us.
It is very easy to find problems and difficulties everywhere, because it requires nothing but a negative attitude. Instead of focusing on the problems, focus on solutions.
Observe your thoughts.
Whenever you catch yourself thinking negative thoughts, change them to pleasant thoughts. Practice this time and again, until you see yourself become a happier person.
Pursue your hobbies.
Pursue your hobby for relaxation.
When job, life and never-ending to-do lists overcome you, it is necessary to take a break and do something for yourself.
Taking some moments off from demanding schedules to follow your passion/ hobby is a great way to lighten up stress and take your mind off of your worries.
Do not let your past hijack your present, which ultimately ruins your future.
Whatever happened..has happened. Now you don’t have any control over that. So be joyful now because the present is a present to be unwrapped every moment.
Likewise, whatever will happen in the future, is not in your control. Of course, do plan and be sincere, but don’t let anxiety shake you from within. So you are left with only one alternative, to be present..so enjoy it to the fullest.
Do something for society.
When you think about how you could be beneficial for the society and work towards the achievement of the same, you feel internally joyful and contented.
Learn to forgive.
When you focus on others’ mistakes, you basically waste your own precious time and energy because negative thoughts drain the energy faster than any physical exertion.
So just forgive others. Not for their sake, but for your own sake, so that you feel lighter, more into the present moment and will turn into a happier person.
Leave anger, do not leave people in anger.
Anger does more harm to you than any other physical ailment. So it is in your own interest that you learn to be more patient.
Investment of 10-15 min. of mindful yoga on a daily basis can uplift you for the whole day.
It helps balance body, mind and breath, resulting into a happy state of mind throughout the day.
Which of these ways to become a happier person will you give a try first?