Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Eight Tips For A Happy Life



Have you ever thought what happiness is? It is a feeling when you find a meaning and reason in life. Overall, it is performing something that offers you joy. Here are a few simple points on how to get the essence of happiness in your life:
  1. Live For Yourself: Once you start living for yourself and be happy with whom you are, you will automatically start creating positive results. Even if you have to perform many roles in life, at the end you cannot be anyone else but yourself.
  2. Adjust And Change: Life is not static. It is always changing and so you cannot stay the same always. Therefore, be ready to adjust with the new changes in your lifestyle and ways of thinking instead of killing time worrying.
  3. Have A Happy Meal: Try to eat more happy foods that have natural mood boosting tryptophan and tyrosine. These include milk, chicken, turkey, bananas and leafy greens. There are a few stressful foods like white bread, processed foods with preservatives and coloring that has to be avoided.
  4. Be Kind: Involve in a few kind activities like visiting an old couple or feeding stray animals. A kind act can make you feel better about yourself and circumstances.
  5. Simplify Your Life: You cannot change your past or future! So it is pointless to worry about it. Execute things that are within your scope, strength and talent. Always remember that over achievers tend to be unsuccessful in the end. Similarly learn to say no.
  6. Act Till You Feel It: When you are feeling low, try to act as joyful and soon, you will be better. Smile when you are sad. This may sound stupid but once you act so, it will make your mood better immediately.
  7. Take Breaks: You are not a machine. You have a limit and when you exceed the mark, you will be in trouble. Do things like watching your favorite movie or visiting your favorite holiday spot at times to unwind yourself. Take care of your body; stress can end up in physical aches and pains.
  8. Face Adversities Bravely: Never look at challenges in a negative light. Understand that only through hardships you will learn to conquer and rise above it. When you overcome it, you will be happy always.

18 comments:

  1. If we manage to follow at least three of these we'll be able to live a more peaceful and content existence :)

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    1. True...Sometimes if we feel we are happy, our mood will also be good :)

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    2. Makes sense and is doable. Thanks!

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    3. Great to hear that Mr/Ms Anonymous

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  2. Loved your compilation! Its crisp and refreshing... :)
    I would like to add a couple of points...
    Show your gratitude for things that are given to you in life. Pat yourself for the smallest achievements you make; You don't have to necessarily wait for others to motivate you :)

    Nice read!!

    Cheers,
    Anand
    Life's like that

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    1. hey thats lovely : I needed to hear that today !

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    2. Thanks Anand... In between I fear the link you had given is not proper...

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    3. @Varsha...Nice to know that this is a post you are looking for :)

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    4. @roopz: oops, that's my blog site; didn't link properly I guess :)
      I blog at Life's like that - http://musingsofanand.blogspot.com

      Cheers!

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    5. Actually the link you had given before is directed to my blog only :)

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  3. Hummm... Happiness lies in the little things in life that we often ignore...good post.

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    1. Simple things can surely make a person happy...Thanks for the comment Nishedathi :)

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  4. Good one!! me do almost all of it.. u know it roopz!! and ya only shocking part was u wrote have chicken and turkey :D for me its pizzzzaaaaaaaaaaa !!!! and rest keep smiling then the prob get bored of u and jus leaves u alone :) u better apply wat u wrote in ur life or else goin to come der and punch u myslf ^_^

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    1. Hehehe...Thank God! I am not dull these days... Every day is fresh and happy for me :)

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  5. Awesome tips!!!Hope to follow atleast 3 to make my life more easier. Thanks for sharing the amazing tips!!!

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    1. And thanks for your visit too... :)

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